People take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore. Photo: EPA People take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore. Photo: EPA
People take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore. Photo: EPA

Coronavirus: how Singapore went from hero to zero, and back to hero again

  • When the virus ripped through Singapore’s migrant worker dormitories, the city’s golden image for disease control seemed to have taken a knockout blow
  • Now it is back off the canvas, with a near-zero infection rate and plans to reopen nightclubs and host the World Economic Forum. Has it won the fight?

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore. Photo: EPA People take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore. Photo: EPA
People take photos at the Merlion Park in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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