Covid-19: 'Circuit breaker' no longer precautionary, but necessary as Covid-19 cases continue to surge

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SINGAPORE: While a “circuit breaker” that takes effect on Monday midnight may well force people to curtail non-essential activities and throw a dampener on revenue figures for companies in Singapore, it is becoming increasingly obvious that this move was not a choice, but a necessity. 

The Ministry of Health confirmed a one-day record of 120 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday (April 5), bringing the state’s total number of cases to 1,309.

This came shortly before the Republic’s move to implement a ‘circuit breaker’, in a move to...(click on link for full story on