Over 2,300 people responded to the poll. By an overwhelming majority, 84% of respondents selected “YES” and 16% “NO”.
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
Officially, over 2,500 people have died from coronavirus in Wuhan, out of a total of 50,000 infections. Residents and several health experts believe that the real number may be many times more.
Despite serious reservations by Singaporeans and the mounting measures being implemented to curb the spread of coronavirus, the government has not ruled out holding an election in the midst of the pandemic.
Because of guidelines that alcohol-based sanitizers can be used as a hygienic measure against the virus, some have wrongly concluded that drinking high-proof alcohol could kill the disease.
Prince Charles, 71, is displaying mild symptoms “but otherwise remains in good health”, a spokesman from Clarence House said
The 63-year-old Academy Award-winning actor and director is in Australia, where he was set to film a movie about the life of Elvis Presley.
The ship’s parent company reiterated on Monday (March 9) that there is “no one infected with the disease on the ship”. Despite this, a host of precautionary measures are being taken before paasengers can disembark the ship.
As countries scramble to contain the Coronavirus, health experts have warned that the United States remains woefully unprepared for an outbreak.