Singapore raises coronavirus outbreak alert to Orange

Farrer Park Primary School pupils during a temperature-checking exercise on Feb 7, 2020. - ST

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Singapore has moved up its response to the coronavirus outbreak to Code Orange because of "heightened risk", said the Ministry of Health (MOH).

This is because there are now four cases of infection with no known links to China or people already infected, which means the disease may be spreading in the community.

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