Singapore at "yellow alert" for coronavirus outbreak


Even though Singapore is at Yellow alert, some of the measures implemented, such as quarantine and temperature screening, are actually Orange measures.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE, Feb 6, The Straits Times/ANN - The authorities have designated the status of the coronavirus outbreak here as Yellow - which generally means that, on the whole, life can go on as normal.

However, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Tuesday (Feb 4) that the situation could change to Orange if there is widespread transmission from unknown sources.

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