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Singapore trials pilotless drones to enforce social distancing (source — ) 06/08/2020 23:40:56

Singapore's police have been trialling two pilotless drones developed by Israel's Airobotics to help enforce social distancing measures aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19.

Singapore police trial two pilotless drones to help enforce social distancing measures  (source — www.dailymail.co.uk) 06/08/2020 17:51:03

Singapore's police have been trialling two pilotless drones developed by Israel's Airobotics to help enforce social distancing measures aimed at containing the spread of COVID-19.

Why some countries are surging and others slumping in pandemic (source — www.smh.com.au) 05/08/2020 11:31:30

Indonesia and the Philippines have been smashed by the coronavirus, but Thailand and Malaysia are slowly re-opening and Singapore has coped reasonably well. How?

Singapore's quick response to coronavirus saved thousands of lives. There's no excuse for the UK's failure (source — www.independent.co.uk) 04/08/2020 10:52:00

In February I travelled to Singapore to visit an old university friend. So it was chance that I found myself in the safest part of the world, where they knew what to do and acted with great speed to a...

US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery – as it happened (source — www.theguardian.com) 04/08/2020 02:18:28

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers. This live blog is closed. Follow...

Coronavirus live news: US treasury to borrow $947bn to aid recovery (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/08/2020 23:29:34

Covid-19 survivors have higher rates of mental ill-health, study says; Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellersIran death toll three times higher...

Coronavirus live news: world may never find 'silver bullet' Covid vaccine, says WHO (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/08/2020 17:10:33

Belgium sees ICU admissions double; Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; global cases pass 18m; Belgium ICU admissions doubleGlobal report: coronavirus cases double every six w...

Coronavirus live news: Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; Belgium ICU admissions double (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/08/2020 15:40:35

Belgium facing ‘extensive’ spread of cases; global cases pass 18m; Melbourne braces for further lockdown measuresGlobal report: coronavirus cases double every six weeksTwo cruise ships hit by coronavi...

Coronavirus live news: Singapore to use electronic tags to monitor some travellers; global cases pass 18m (source — www.theguardian.com) 03/08/2020 14:53:29

Melbourne braces for further lockdown measures; ‘major incident’ declared in Manchester; Pelosi says she has no confidence in Birx over pandemic handlingGlobal report: July’s terrible toll revealed as...

Singapore to make travellers wear electronic tags to enforce quarantine (source — www.independent.ie) 03/08/2020 14:21:57

Singapore will make some incoming travellers wear an electronic monitoring device to ensure that they comply with coronavirus quarantines as the city-state gradually reopens its borders, authorities s...

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