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WATCH: Lawrence Wong chokes up while thanking Singapore’s frontline workers battling the coronavirus outbreak

Emotions got the better of Lawrence Wong and he had to pause twice to compose himself.

Defer events with 250 people, seat diners 1m apart: Here are all the social distancing measures Singapore introduced on Mar 13

Employers are also encouraged to adopt telecommuting or videoconferencing to allow employees to work from home.

Singapore imposes more travel restrictions, including mandatory stay-home notice for all symptomatic travellers – even if they test negative

"We are concerned about countries where there are few reported cases of the virus, but where we already see exported cases from these countries. That includes countries around us," Minister Lawrence Wong said.

A cruise ship rejected by Thailand and Malaysia over coronavirus concerns has docked in Singapore – here’s what we know

A doctor on board the ship will check on all passengers and crew prior to disembarkation in Singapore.

Dorscon Orange: Singapore ups alert after more cases with no known links surface

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Singapore’s coronavirus cases rises to 28, including a 6-month-old baby

The Ministry of Health reiterated that there is no evidence of widespread community transmission in Singapore for now.

All 92 Singaporeans who flew back from Wuhan are ‘well and asymptomatic’ and are quarantined for 14 days: Lam Pin Min

Temperature screenings were conducted at check-in and before boarding, and any passengers found to be feverish would not have been allowed to board.

Wuhan virus: Over 100,000 sign online petition calling for Singapore to ban travellers from China

The original petitioner wrote that "our health and our loved ones' health are what should be prioritised the most". 

A rare dengue strain is on the rise here – and Singaporeans have low immunity to it, NEA warns

There has not been an outbreak of DENV-3 virus here in the past three decades, which means that there is low immunity in the population to this serotype.