A woman has her hands sanitised while buying groceries amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters A woman has her hands sanitised while buying groceries amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
A woman has her hands sanitised while buying groceries amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: why so few deaths among Singapore’s 14,000 Covid-19 infections?

  • The tiny Lion City now has more infections than any other Southeast Asian nation, yet its death rate is just a fraction of that of its neighbours
  • Experts say this is because migrant workers, who account for most cases, tend to be young, while older, more vulnerable residents have heeded advice

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman has her hands sanitised while buying groceries amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters A woman has her hands sanitised while buying groceries amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
A woman has her hands sanitised while buying groceries amid the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore. Photo: Reuters
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