A nurse and a visitor at Singapore General Hospital. The island nation has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus, all of which are travellers from Wuhan. Photo: EPA A nurse and a visitor at Singapore General Hospital. The island nation has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus, all of which are travellers from Wuhan. Photo: EPA
A nurse and a visitor at Singapore General Hospital. The island nation has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus, all of which are travellers from Wuhan. Photo: EPA

Singapore expects economy to be hit by Wuhan virus, is now screening every flight landing at Changi Airport

  • The island nation says it is considering measures to support the tourism industry, including property tax rebates and a workers’ levy reduction
  • It is also bracing for more imported cases of the virus, while students and school staff who returned from China recently will be given a 14-day leave of absence

Topic |   Coronavirus Singapore
A nurse and a visitor at Singapore General Hospital. The island nation has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus, all of which are travellers from Wuhan. Photo: EPA A nurse and a visitor at Singapore General Hospital. The island nation has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus, all of which are travellers from Wuhan. Photo: EPA
A nurse and a visitor at Singapore General Hospital. The island nation has confirmed four cases of the coronavirus, all of which are travellers from Wuhan. Photo: EPA
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