Covid-19: S’pore ‘neither reversing nor racing ahead’ with reopening but pausing to slow, monitor spread, say ministers

10/9/2021 2:16:00 PM

WATCH: @SenToday asks the multi-ministry task force if, in the longer term, society could agree on the number of deaths and serious illnesses a day from Covid-19 that it is prepared to accept. Here's what Ministers Ong Ye Kung and Lawrence Wong said.

WATCH: SenToday asks the multi-ministry task force if, in the longer term, society could agree on the number of deaths and serious illnesses a day from Covid-19 that it is prepared to accept. Here's what Ministers Ong Ye Kung and Lawrence Wong said.

SINGAPORE — In the face of questions over the progress of Singapore’s reopening amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases, Health Minister Ong Ye Kung said on Friday (Sept 10) that the country is neither “reversing” nor “racing ahead” but will take the next two to four weeks to slow down transmission and monitor the rise in infections.

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