People wearing face masks walk along the Orchard Road shopping area in Singapore. Photo: AP
People wearing face masks walk along the Orchard Road shopping area in Singapore. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Singapore eases isolation rules for Omicron cases; Australia’s New South Wales tightens rules to stem spike in cases

  • Instead of being isolated in dedicated facilities by default, people infected with Omicron will recover at home or be treated at community care facilities
  • New South Wales’ health minister says ‘everyone in the state’ could get omicron at some point as infections spike

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wearing face masks walk along the Orchard Road shopping area in Singapore. Photo: AP
People wearing face masks walk along the Orchard Road shopping area in Singapore. Photo: AP
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