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Singapore to ban on all short-term visitors in coronavirus crisis

City-state will limit entry to work pass holders providing essential services

Commuters take the Woodlands Causeway to Singapore from Johor a day before Malaysia imposes a lockdown on travel due to the coronavirus outbreak in Singapore on March 17. The city-state reported its first fatalities from the virus on Saturday.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Singapore will not allow any short-term visitors to transit or enter the city-state in its latest measures to fight the spread of the coronavirus and to conserve its resources for citizens who are returning from other countries.

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