Customers queue at a supermarket in Singapore after the Singapore Ministry of Health raised its alert level for the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus fears see Singapore’s ‘Total Defence’ plan clouded by weekend of total anxiety

  • Panic buying of food and toilet paper forces a supermarket to cap purchases, including a S$50 limit on vegetables per customer
  • Singapore’s reaction to the outbreak has also called into question the city state’s resilience and social cohesion at a time of increased stress
Topic |   Coronavirus Singapore
Customers queue at a supermarket in Singapore after the Singapore Ministry of Health raised its alert level for the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: EPA
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