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VIRUS OUTBREAK

Rise in community cases 'not unexpected' with reopening, testing

Current number of cases yet to fully reflect effect of Phase Two, says Gan

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Health Minister Gan Kim Yong (middle) said infection numbers are expected to continue to go up in the coming weeks. With him at the taskforce press conference on Thursday are MOH director of medical services Kenneth Mak (left) and National Development Minister Lawrence Wong.

Singapore

IT is "not unexpected" that coronavirus cases in the community have gone up of late - and will continue to increase - as Singapore progresses further in Phase Two of its reopening and testing is expanded, said the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on Covid-19 at a virtual press...

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