Latest Coronavirus News: Singapore’s Scheme For Vaccinated Travellers Is Revealed

Latest Coronavirus News: Singapore’s Scheme For Vaccinated Travellers Is Revealed
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Singapore is making moves involving vaccinated people. The novel coronavirus changed life as we used to know it for good, and we’ll probably have to fight this nightmare for a while longer. 

Normality as we used to know it seem long gone, and these days, our lives are filled with fear and uncertainty.

News from Singapore has been reported by SCMP.com, and you can find out the latest details below.

Fully vaccinated travelers from 8 countries can enter Singapore 

It’s been just revealed that the fully vaccinated travelers from eight countries can enter Singapore without quarantine from Tuesday. According to the latest reports, the business hub eases restrictions and gears up to live with the coronavirus.

“The city-state initially fought the pandemic by shutting borders, lockdowns of varying intensity and aggressive contact tracing but with more than 80 per cent of the population fully vaccinated, authorities in the global aviation hub are keen to revive the economy.”

The same notes continue to add the following important data: 

“They opened travel lanes for vaccinated passengers from Brunei and Germany in September, and is expanding the scheme from Tuesday to another eight countries – Britain, Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United States.”

The lane with South Korea will start on November 15.

The prime minister in Singapore, Lee Hsien Loong, said that Singapore could not stay locked down and closed off for good. 

The same article mentioned above noted that he announced a raft of measures under the “Living with Covid-19” strategy.
Lee pointed to the Delta coronavirus variant as a factor.

“The Delta variant is highly infectious, and has spread all over the world. Even with the whole population vaccinated, we still will not be able to stamp it out,” he said.

He continued and said the following: 

“Almost every country has accepted this reality.”

Stay tuned for more news, and make sure to stay safe as well. 


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Rada Mateescu

Passionate about subjects from the science and health-related areas, Rada has been blogging for about ten years and at Health Thoroughfare, she's covering the latest news on these niches.

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