A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus, walks along the promenade at Marina Bay in Singapore on May 4. Photo: AFP A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus, walks along the promenade at Marina Bay in Singapore on May 4. Photo: AFP
A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus, walks along the promenade at Marina Bay in Singapore on May 4. Photo: AFP

Ministers defend Singapore’s handling of Covid-19 outbreak as cases surge past 18,000

  • Pressed for answers on the spate of infections among migrant workers, ministers said authorities had responded ‘squarely and quickly’ once the situation became apparent
  • The government has promised a comprehensive review on its approach to the outbreak once the crisis is over

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus, walks along the promenade at Marina Bay in Singapore on May 4. Photo: AFP A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus, walks along the promenade at Marina Bay in Singapore on May 4. Photo: AFP
A woman, wearing a face mask as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus, walks along the promenade at Marina Bay in Singapore on May 4. Photo: AFP
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