He added that “longer intervals lead to crowding, and the risk of new clusters being formed in the community.
Regardless of the nationality of the patient, a large uptick in the number of patients will put a serious strain on our medical resources.
This article originally appeared on The Online Citizen and has been republished here with permission.
We were content with living in our privileged bubbles, far-removed from the plight of migrant workers. Now the hour of reckoning has arrived in the form of super clusters of coronavirus cases.
The WHO has been widely criticized for its handling of the coronavirus pandemic
These measures will be in place for a month.
Over 2,300 people responded to the poll. By an overwhelming majority, 84% of respondents selected “YES” and 16% “NO”.
7,859 voters (67.55%) were not in favor to holding the election amid the coronavirus pandemic as it would be difficult to hold rallies due to the current restrictions.
Senior Minister Teo Chee Hean said that while it is not “impossible” to hold an election amid the COVID-19 pandemic, no decision has been made on the timing of the next General Election