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Coronavirus Update: Singapore Confirms 3 New Cases, Death Toll Hits 2,120

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. Five cases are linked to The Life Church and Missions Singapore at 146B Paya Lebar Road. The death toll in China from the respiratory illness called the Wuhan Coronavirus or the Novel Coronavirus, has now reached 106, according to Channel News Asia. A bringing Singaporeans and their family members back from Wuhan, Hubei is expected to arrive in Singapore on Sunday morning. .

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The numbers from the National Health Commission in a statement, up from 2,835 reported on January 26. Chinese authorities have postponed the start of the spring semester for schools and universities across the country, stretching the end of the Chinese New Year holiday three additional days, from this Thursday to the following Sunday. The church at Tanglin Road and another at Bukit Batok are now closed until February 25 to prevent more infections. Transportation companies like , and private hire operators have since taken more precautions against the virus with hand saniters, disinfectants and masks provided. . Contact tracing is underway for the other 11 locally transmitted cases.

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Latest Updates: Coronavirus in Singapore

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Measures such as temperature screening and quarantine facilities were put in place at foreign worker dormitories. In addition to a taxi driver and a private-hire driver, the new cases include: Two employees of , the health products shop linked to a local transmission cluster and a Chinese tour group; as well as another two who attended a , which has been linked to a cluster of local and overseas cases. Prior to hospital admission, the woman, who lives at Sin Ming Road, had gone to work at Yong Thai Hang. A statement from the Chinese education ministry says teaching institutions around the country would reopen on a case-by-case basis. Of them, 111 have been discharged but remain under close monitoring. Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Singapore learnt lessons from the Sars crisis in 2002-3 With Chinese tourists shunning Hong Kong because of the anti-government protests there, many chose to come to Singapore over the Lunar New Year holidays - which coincided with the coronavirus outbreak.

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Its strict containment methods managed to stamp out Sars but in the last 10 years Singapore has become more - not less - integrated into the global economy, and more closely tied to China. Moderate disruption is expected, due to measures such as quarantine and visitor restrictions at hospitals. . On the same day, a Scoot flight was delayed in Hangzhou for six hours after one passenger was sent for further testing, causing passengers and crew to be quarantined. Out of the 27 locally transmitted cases, 15 were linked to three known clusters — the Life Church and Missions Singapore, Yong Thai Hang health products shop and a business meeting at Grand Hyatt hotel. Three cases are linked to the Grand Hyatt business meeting in Singapore. Nine people have been discharged from hospitals after they were deemed to have recovered.

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Students were asked to do home-based learning instead. . Another newly infected person is linked to the hotpot and barbecue gathering where nine family members later tested positive for the virus. Investigations on these clusters are ongoing, and contact tracing is under way for the locally transmitted cases, said the ministry. The three have been isolated and treated in their dorms and not hospitalised.

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Coronavirus UPDATE: 107 dead, more cases in Singapore and 1 in Cambodia

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The common areas of the building in the Marina Bay Financial Centre - such as lifts and toilets - are being deep cleaned and disinfected. It could be used by hospitals and laboratories to confirm clinical diagnosis with 99% accuracy in just two hours. There have been no reports of infections aboard the cruise ship, which has now been turned away by five countries, including Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, and U. Steve Walsh, 53, works for U. . Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Building management staff have been testing people's temperatures in Singapore's financial district Contact tracing is being done to verify who had been exposed to the affected employee.

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Coronavirus: Singapore bank evacuated after worker falls ill

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On 17 February, Stay-Home Notices were announced for all Singapore residents and long-term pass holders returning from China, taking effect from 18 February. On 25 February, Singapore announced a ban on visitors arriving from Cheongdo and Daegu in South Korea from 26 February, following a large increase in the number of confirmed cases there. . . Read more about the difference between Users and Members. She lives at Bukit Batok Street 31. Several provinces have closed schools until the end of February.

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