ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Coronavirus

Singapore reports first deaths in coronavirus battle

City-state confirms 385 cases so far, with 131 recovered, health minister says

A thermal scanning checkpoint is manned by security personnel at the entrance to Gardens by the Bay's Cloud Forest as a preventive measure against the coronavirus disease outbreak in Singapore, on March 6.   © Reuters

SINGAPORE (Reuters) -- Singapore reported two coronavirus-related deaths on Saturday of people with underlying health conditions, marking the first fatalities in the city-state's widely praised battle against the infection.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more