The Ministry of Health has urged members of public to remain vigilant and to adopt good personal hygiene practices.
Here are some precautions you can take:
Singaporeans can continue to play their part by practising good personal hygiene.
Singaporeans are advised to defer all travel to Hubei Province and all non-essential travel to Mainland China.
If you’ve been travelling, monitor your health closely for two weeks upon return to Singapore and seek medical attention promptly if you feel unwell. You should inform your doctor of your travel history.
If you have a fever or respiratory symptoms (e.g. cough, shortness of breath), you should wear a mask and call the clinic ahead of the visit.
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Given the evolving situation and ongoing investigations in China, Singaporeans who need to travel to the affected areas are advised to regularly check MOH’s website for updates.
The Government has also put in place measures to help curb the spread of the virus in Singapore.
Stay updated on the latest situation on MOH’s website.
You can also get the latest on the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and other important Government information by signing up for the Gov.sg WhatsApp channel here: go.gov.sg/whatsapp
Stay calm and vigilant, and remember to adopt good personal hygiene practices.