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Singapore’s battle with the Covid-19 pandemic has not yet reached the half-way point, according to a key government minister, even as the country mulls how to lift its partial lockdown measures.
“Remember the fight is far from over,” Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong, who also co-chairs a ministerial task force to tackle the virus, told parliament on Monday. “This battle against the virus is not a sprint; it’s a marathon, and we are not even at the half-way mark.”
While the city-state has and will continue to allow some gradual easing of its partial lockdown measures, key restrictions will remain in place until June 1, Wong said.
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