A photo of President Xi Jinping during an exhibition in China about its fight against Covid-19. As the nation eases its coronavirus measures, there is a knock-on effect elsewhere, including in Singapore. Photo: AFP
A photo of President Xi Jinping during an exhibition in China about its fight against Covid-19. As the nation eases its coronavirus measures, there is a knock-on effect elsewhere, including in Singapore. Photo: AFP

Singapore doctors expect more PCR testing as China eases Covid measures

  • One clinic said there had been a 15-20 per cent increase in demand for the tests since mid-November, much of it from Chinese nationals returning home
  • Even higher numbers anticipated as people start travelling home for January’s Lunar New Year; ‘we’re really preparing ourselves for that potential surge’

A photo of President Xi Jinping during an exhibition in China about its fight against Covid-19. As the nation eases its coronavirus measures, there is a knock-on effect elsewhere, including in Singapore. Photo: AFP
A photo of President Xi Jinping during an exhibition in China about its fight against Covid-19. As the nation eases its coronavirus measures, there is a knock-on effect elsewhere, including in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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