Fallout from the deadly coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has hit the tourism industry in Singapore, with companies in the sector implementing coping measures ranging from shorter working hours for staff to having employees clear leave during the lull.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Fallout from the deadly coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan has hit the tourism industry in Singapore, with companies in the sector implementing coping measures ranging from shorter working hours for staff to having employees clear leave during the lull. Travel agencies and tourist sites here are recording sharp falls in business as the impact of the virus outbreak that started in China ripples globally. The coronavirus has killed more than 1,700 people and infected over 71,000. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Learn more about ST PREMIUM. Enjoy unlimited access to ST's best work Subscribe Now Read more: The Straits Times
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