Singapore’s trade minister sought to assure Singaporeans that there is no need to rush for essential supplies like rice or instant noodles. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Singapore urges calm after panic buying hits supermarkets amid outbreak fears

  • Widespread stocking up of essentials such as toilet rolls and instant noodles has hit the city state after it raised its alert level
  • Trade minister assured Singaporeans that there is no risk of the island nation running a shortage of essential household items
Topic |   Coronavirus Singapore
Singapore’s trade minister sought to assure Singaporeans that there is no need to rush for essential supplies like rice or instant noodles. Photo: Reuters
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