Singapore reports 23 new cases of coronavirus, taking tally to 455

Published March 22, 2020, 12:00 AM

by manilabulletin_admin

By Reuters

SINGAPORE  – Singapore reported 23 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, mainly imported and taking the city state’s tally of the infection to 455, according to a health ministry statement.

FILE PHOTO: Commuters wait for a transport to leave the Woodlands Causeway across to Singapore from Johor, hours before Malaysia imposes a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak March 17, 2020.  (REUTERS/Edgar Su/MANILA BULLETIN)
FILE PHOTO: Commuters wait for a transport to leave the Woodlands Causeway across to Singapore from Johor, hours before Malaysia imposes a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak March 17, 2020.
(REUTERS/Edgar Su/MANILA BULLETIN)

Earlier on Sunday, authorities said they will not allow any short-term visitors to transit or enter Singapore, a move aimed at trying to contain the spread of the virus and conserve resources for citizens who are returning from other countries.

 
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