Suspending schools, closing some workplaces may be needed if Covid-19 cases in S'pore keep rising: Lawrence Wong

Suspending schools, closing some workplaces may be needed if Covid-19 cases in S'pore keep rising: Lawrence Wong

25.3.2020

Suspending schools, closing some workplaces may be needed if Covid-19 cases in S'pore keep rising: Lawrence Wong

SINGAPORE — Drastic measures such as suspending schools and closing non-essential workplaces may be needed if measures taken so far do not slow Covid-19’s spread in Singapore in this “critical phase”, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said on Wednesday (March 25).

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We do not hv choice, prob this is a potensial time for 2 to 4 weeks lockdown, higher imported case number of infected people starting to worry now It is time schools are halted for some time to further assess the situation. It will be grave mistake if the spread happens with students The economy can always be rebuilt..but how do we do that if we keep losing more and more of our most precious resource which is our people? The people comes first. Short term drastic measures will benefit in the long run

Do it please. It's increasing everyday Sadly to say, the G got one eye on the E. Selfish. its better to start now please the cases r increasing....

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