A man jogs on the promenade along Marina Bay in Singapore. The island nation is slowly tightening restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Agence France-PresseA man jogs on the promenade along Marina Bay in Singapore. The island nation is slowly tightening restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A man jogs on the promenade along Marina Bay in Singapore. The island nation is slowly tightening restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Singapore to close schools, most workplaces from next week as ‘circuit breaker’ to stop virus

  • The island nation has put in place its strictest measures yet to battle the pandemic, as its confirmed cases increase to more than 1,100
  • People will also no longer be discouraged from wearing face masks, a reversal of earlier advice from the government

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man jogs on the promenade along Marina Bay in Singapore. The island nation is slowly tightening restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Agence France-PresseA man jogs on the promenade along Marina Bay in Singapore. The island nation is slowly tightening restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Agence France-Presse
A man jogs on the promenade along Marina Bay in Singapore. The island nation is slowly tightening restrictions to combat the spread of Covid-19. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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