Singapore said on Friday that country is planning to tighten the Covid-19 rules to curb the virus after recorded more than 1,600 new Coronavirus cases—the highest in the week. It includes three deaths and 277 cases from foreign workers’ dormitories. In order to control the virus, the government also asked people to wear mask and avoid social gatherings. The Covid-19 cases in Singapore have increased more rapidly than it had expected over the past few weeks.
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Extending virtual classes for primary and special children schools, the government also asked employees to continue with working from home.
Despite the more than 82 per cent of fully vaccinated people against the Covid-19, the cases in the country have spiked, putting pressure on hospitals under the serious strains.
According to the Singaporean health ministry, more than 9 million Covid doses have been administered since the vaccination programme began in the country.
Singapore’s Covid-19 vaccination rate is the highest in the world.
According to reports, Covid-1 related new SOPs will last until October 24.