Travellers wearing face masks at Changi International Airport in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Travellers wearing face masks at Changi International Airport in Singapore. Photo: AFP

Singapore closes borders to all foreign travellers from China to stem spread of coronavirus

  • The island nation is the first Southeast Asian country to bar entry to all new visitors arriving from mainland China, except Singaporeans and permanent residents
  • It has also reported three new cases of the virus, bringing its total to 16, including the first Singaporean to be infected

Travellers wearing face masks at Changi International Airport in Singapore. Photo: AFP
Travellers wearing face masks at Changi International Airport in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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