A dormitory block housing foreign workers at the North Coast Lodge dormitory in Singapore. Officials are testing residents and they have all been placed on a movement restriction order. Photo: EPA-EFE A dormitory block housing foreign workers at the North Coast Lodge dormitory in Singapore. Officials are testing residents and they have all been placed on a movement restriction order. Photo: EPA-EFE
A dormitory block housing foreign workers at the North Coast Lodge dormitory in Singapore. Officials are testing residents and they have all been placed on a movement restriction order. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: Singapore cases jump after worker dormitory outbreak; Australia, NZ may rethink zero-Covid plans

  • The city state reported 94 new cases, including 59 linked to the North Coast Lodge, while it asked employers to apply differentiated vaccine rules
  • Elsewhere, New Zealand extended its lockdown nationwide and Indonesia’s capital has reached ‘herd immunity’, Jakarta’s deputy governor said

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A dormitory block housing foreign workers at the North Coast Lodge dormitory in Singapore. Officials are testing residents and they have all been placed on a movement restriction order. Photo: EPA-EFE A dormitory block housing foreign workers at the North Coast Lodge dormitory in Singapore. Officials are testing residents and they have all been placed on a movement restriction order. Photo: EPA-EFE
A dormitory block housing foreign workers at the North Coast Lodge dormitory in Singapore. Officials are testing residents and they have all been placed on a movement restriction order. Photo: EPA-EFE
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