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Covid-19 notes

Updated: Oct 26, 2022

This is the page, where we add on notes about Covid-19



Post as of 19 April 2020: With #Covid19 #Coronavirus, there are quite many links to read up on and view, and from the media we know.


These include as follows, and we will keep updating.

Your local institutions and Gov websites.


More articles:







Early Signs:


Map that tracks the spread of the outbreak:


As of 5 May 2020, these links that might interest you, otherwise, we will update via


17 June 2020 (webinar session - replay Re-engaging your Customers (reopening)): https://www.uschamber.com/co/events/co-blueprint-re-engaging-your-customers

2 July 2020 (webinar session - replay Planning Through Uncertainty):


Phase 2 Reopening

Singapore (scroll and you will see image in the news link):


Updates as of 1 August 2020

T cells

Latest HK pets to test positive for COVID-19 –

Quick Snips: Dr John Ng: Reinventing Your Business In A Post-Covid World

Quick Snips on a recent webinar attended: this was what was shared by Dr #JohnNg : What is the New Normal?

Children and Masks related to Covid-19:


Updates as of 26 Sept 2020

Lessons:


Updates as at 2 November 2020




50 ways to stay sane:


Covid-19 tips tools remote work



SnipsQuickly on #CIPS Switzerland Branch webinar ‘Zooming to Better Online Events


Markus Anecdotes: Working from Home


Updates 22 Dec 2020

Joe Biden gets Covid-19 vaccine




Updates 2 Jan 2021

Phase 3 SG


Vaccination



Updates 19 Jan 2021

Vaccines



Updates 28 Jan 2021

Covid-19 variant


Updates 19 March 2021

Vaccine side-effects




Updates as of 16 April 2021

Updates as of 5 May 2021





Updates as of 16 May 2021

Singapore - Restrictions and what is allowed


Updates as of 27 May 2021


Updates as of 29 May 2021


Updates as of 1 June 2021

WHO switches to Greek alphabet for coronavirus variant names


Updates 7 June 2021

What's in a name? How WHO arrived at new name for Covid-19 variant B16172


Updates 10 June 2021

S'pore to ease Covid-19 curbs and reopen in 2 phases from June 14: Everything you need to know



Updates 18 June 2021


Updates 24 June 2021


Updates 2 July 2021

Thailand prepares for Phuket reopening




Updates 7 Jul 2021


Updates 16 Jul 2021





Updates 20 July 2021






Update as of 6 Aug 2021



Updates as of 16 Aug 2021

Singapore - Hospital visits to resume; visitors need to be fully vaccinated or show negative COVID-19 test result: MOH


Weforum.org - COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 16 August



Updates as of 6 September 2021

Covid-19 cases linked to staff at bus interchange clusters rise to 416


COVID-19 live updates: 345 children hospitalized with COVID-19 in Texas over weekend



Updates as of 20 September 2021

917 new Covid-19 cases in S'pore on Sep. 20, 2021 https://mothership.sg/2021/09/covid-19-september-20-2021/


Biden to push global plan to battle Covid-19 as national gaps widen


Updates as of 24 September 2021

Covid-19 Dining-in Group Size Limit


Updates as of 9 October 2021

Those unvaccinated against Covid-19 can no longer eat at hawker centres, enter malls, from Oct 13


Singaporeans flock to SIA service centre at Ion after news of easing of Covid-19 travel curbs


Updates as of 11 Oct 2021

Merck seeks FDA authorization for Covid treatment pill


Updates as of 20 Oct 2021

Singapore's Covid-19 measures to be extended till Nov 21, to be reviewed at 2-week mark https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/health/singapores-covid-19-measures-to-be-extended-till-nov-21-to-be-reviewed-at-2-week


When will Langkawi – and Malaysia – reopen international borders for foreign tourists? https://www.lifestyleasia.com/kl/travel/destinations/when-will-langkawi-and-malaysia-reopen-international-borders-for-foreign-tourists/


The Big Story: First passengers on expanded VTL scheme arrive in S'pore https://str.sg/3csk



US set to vaccinate kids aged 5 to 11 against COVID-19 from next month: White House https://www.channelnewsasia.com/world/us-covid19-vaccine-young-children-age-5-11-2257276


Updates as of 25 October 2021

Summary of Covid-19 updates in Singapore on 23 October 2021


Update to Singapore's Border Measures

"Kicking in on Oct. 26, 2021 at 11:59pm"


Bloomberg forum in Nov: Delegates can dine in groups of 5 at certain venues in Singapore http://a.msn.com/01/en-sg/AAPUIcI?ocid=st


What is the ‘Delta plus’ variant of the coronavirus?


COVID-19: What you need to know about the coronavirus pandemic on 25 October https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/10/covid-19-coronavirus-pandemic-news-25-october-2021/


U.S. to outline Nov. 8 international travel reopening, vaccination rules https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-outline-nov-8-international-travel-reopening-vaccination-rules-2021-10-25/



Updates as of 9 November 2021





Updates as of 20 November 2021



Updates as of 30 November 2021


has the latest on the newly identified omicron variant as travel restrictions go into effect around the world.



Singapore, Malaysia reopen land border amid worries over the Omicron variant


Update on Omicron


As Omicron variant cases spread, countries rush to impose travel bans


Updates as of 27 Dec 2021


China

China begins city-wide disinfection of Xi'an to fight outbreak


Singapore

Work Place in Singapore




50% of staff can return to workplace, stricter rules for the unvaccinated: S'pore's new Covid-19 rules

(14 Dec 2021)




Omicron



Travellers from 10 African countries can now enter, transit through Singapore



USA

Christmas Eve Flights Canceled and Times Square Celebration Scaled Back Amid Omicron


Dr. Fauci said the nation’s low vaccination rate — only 62 percent of Americans are fully vaccinated — would likely dilute the benefits of Omicron’s reduced virulence.


Updates as of 13 Feb 2022


First batch of Pfizer's Paxlovid pill for Covid-19 treatment arrives in S'pore


China


China approves Pfizer’s Covid-19 pill Paxlovid for emergency use


Winter Olympics

Beijing’s ambitious Olympic COVID bubble: So far, so good


CBS Evening News


Olympians in tears...


USA

US Study : Covid-19 Booster effectiveness


Updates as of 19 March 2022


Italy



Japan



USA



New Zealand



Singapore






Updates as of 24 March 2022


Maximum size for social gatherings in Singapore to be doubled to 10 next Tuesday. Details: https://cna.asia/3D4wtxo



Updates as of 13 April 2022


An NYU professor living in Shanghai says his family has turned into 'hunter-gatherers' and bartered food to survive the city's COVID-19 lockdown


Shanghai warns COVID-19 lockdown violators will be punished as daily cases hit 25,000


South Korea to expand roll-out of second COVID-19 booster shot to people over 60


Hong Kong schools to reopen with daily Covid-19 testing for students


Updates as of 23 April 2022


Easing of Covid-19 measures will bring Singapore almost all the way to how things were before: PM Lee https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/easing-of-covid-19-measures-will-bring-singapore-almost-all-the-way-to-how-things-were-before-pm-lee


10 things to know about eased COVID-19 rules as Singapore hits 'major milestone'


Updates as of 15 May 2022


World leaders urged to make firm commitments at Second Global COVID-19 Summit by ACT-Accelerator agency lead


Shanghai to start gradually reopening malls, other firms in Covid-19 lockdown transition https://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/shanghai-to-start-gradually-reopening-malls-other-firms-in-covid-19-lockdown-transition


Dropping zero-Covid-19 policy in China without safeguards risks 1.5 million lives: Study


Australia

The latest COVID-19 case numbers from around the states and territories - https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-05-15/covid-19-case-numbers-states-territories-may-15-2022/101067972

Singapore

TraceTogether no longer required in most settings from April 26


Singapore announces major easing of Covid-19 rules from April 26: What you need to know

Appointment bookings to receive Nuvaxovid COVID-19 vaccine open: MOH


First three community cases in Singapore found with Omicron variants BA.4 and BA.5


Malaysia

Updates as of 26 Oct 2022


Singapore

https://www.moh.gov.sg/news-highlights/details/update-on-covid-19-situation-and-measures-to-protect-healthcare-capacity
























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