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Singapore PM says coronavirus pandemic could last a year or more

by March 12, 2020 Health

“Unlike SARS, this outbreak will continue for some time – a year, and maybe longer,” Lee said, adding that Singapore must prepare for a possible jump in cases.

Singapore has imposed travel restrictions on virus hotspots China, Iran, South Korea and Italy so far, and Lee said in a public broadcast that it “will need to tighten up further temporarily.”

However, he said Singapore – which has reported 187 virus cases – was not raising its island-wide virus alert level and the situation there “remains under control”.

Source: TREND News Agency