Singapore

Singapore’s first case of COVID-19 was discovered on 23 January 2020, the day after the first quarantine measures were introduced for travelers returning from China. By early March, Singapore appeared to have slowed the spread of the disease through a strategy of quarantining and contract tracing. But in late March the country saw a second wave of infections, with confirmed cases rising to over 5,900 by mid April. On 3 April, Singapore announced a full lock-down, which will stay in effect until 4 May.

Key statistics

  • Confirmed cases

    24,671

  • Cases per 100,000 people

    432.55

  • Deaths

    21

  • Recovered cases

    3,851

  • Days since first case

    111

  • Days since 100 cases

    74

  • Days since highest daily increase

    23

These statistics were last updated for 15 May 2020 and are drawn from the Coronavirus COVID-19 Daily Cases dataset, published by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at John Hopkins University, via API by Laeyoung.

Singapore Government COVID-19 policies

Last updated 18 April 2020

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