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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Circuit breaker has seen some progress, but needs to be extended to June 1: PM Lee

Short-term pain is to stamp out the virus, protect the health and safety of Singaporeans; 1,111 new cases reported on Tuesday

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"The spirit of the guidelines is to reduce movement to a minimum, and to avoid being out and about in the community," says Mr Lee.

Singapore

SINGAPOREANS will have to hunker down for a month longer than expected, after Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced on Tuesday that the circuit breaker period - which was due to end on May 4 - has been extended by four weeks to June 1.

There are also tightened measures...

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