Singapore’s coronavirus transparency has lessons for the US


People looking out at the business district from Bedok Jetty at the East Coast Park, built on reclaimed land, in Singapore. There is something fascinating about reading Singapore’s government-supplied coronavirus outbreak information. The data is organised as an unfolding, public story tracing relevant details of the known cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) diagnosed there. - Bloomberg

SINGAPORE: There is something fascinating about reading Singapore’s government-supplied coronavirus outbreak information. The data is organised as an unfolding, public story tracing relevant details of the known cases of Covid-19 (coronavirus) diagnosed there.

The website shares the age, sex and occupation of each person who has tested positive for the virus. It reveals where they travelled recently, and when they sought medical help. It explains when they were hospitalized and when they were discharged. There’s data on their local whereabouts, including whether they attended either of two large church services which appear to tie together two clusters of the disease.

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