People wear face masks in Singapore’s financial district as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP People wear face masks in Singapore’s financial district as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP
People wear face masks in Singapore’s financial district as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP

Singapore makes face masks compulsory as coronavirus infections surge to 3,252 amid mass testing of migrant workers

  • Flouting the new rule will result in an initial fine of US$212, according to authorities
  • The government has warned cases will keep rising as migrant workers – who make up more than 40 per cent of all patients – are tested

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People wear face masks in Singapore’s financial district as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP People wear face masks in Singapore’s financial district as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP
People wear face masks in Singapore’s financial district as a preventive measure against the spread of Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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