Complacency and confusion: Why some countries are seeing a Covid-19 resurgence
Less deadly but no less virulent, the coronavirus is testing governments again. Masking, testing, tracing and isolating are the mantras as nations step up vigilance against new peaks that came faster than anticipated. Can they flatten the curve? The Sunday Times reports.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
In late February, Ms Raihan Suhaimi, a 28-year-old Singaporean, arrived in Melbourne to begin graduate studies and start a new life in a new city.But her timing could hardly have been worse.READ MORE HEREInfections rise in India, but recovery rate improves
Life in the world's second-most populous country has been slowly assuming a new normal after a stringent lockdown was eased.Many Indians have learnt to wear masks as a matter of routine in spite of the stifling heat, which has reached - and in places, surpassed - 40 deg C.
READ MORE HEREJapan adamant spike in cases not a second waveSix weeks after Tokyo lifted a state of emergency and with its economy battered into recession, the Japanese capital is setting unwelcome new records of daily Covid-19 cases.The 224 new infections last Thursday broke a high of 206 cases that was recorded on April 17, a mere 10 days after the state of emergency was imposed. headtopics.com
READ MORE HEREAmerica lets its guard down in rush to ease curbsAfter weeks of Americans staying at home and a strict regime of social distancing, the overall number of newly reported Covid-19 daily cases in the United States began to plateau in early May.
But the levelling off did not last. Read more: The Straits Times »
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GE2020: Sengkang residents give reasons why they plumped for WP, including a better connection with its candidatesSINGAPORE — In what seemed like a repeat of the 2011 General Election (GE), the Workers’ Party’s Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) team secured an upset victory at the polls on Friday (July 10) against a People’s Action Party (PAP) team consisting three political office holders.
GE2020: Sengkang residents cite myriad of reasons why they plumped for WP, including a better connection with its candidatesSINGAPORE — In what seemed like a repeat of the 2011 General Election (GE), the Workers’ Party’s Sengkang Group Representation Constituency (GRC) team secured an upset victory at the polls on Friday (July 10) against a People’s Action Party (PAP) team consisting three political office holders.