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Online Government agencies will not ask for financial details for coronavirus contact tracing: MOH, police
By: LINETTE LAI,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  08/02/2020
This comes after a message warning of a contact tracing phone scam was widely circulated on social media. "MOH is conducting contact tracing to identify individuals who had close contact with the confirmed cases of novel coronavirus," the ministry said in a Facebook post on Saturday (Feb 8).   (315 words)
Online The Big Story: Impact of coronavirus outbreak on S'pore visitor arrivals; how to avoid infections; Health Ministry's contact tracing
The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  11/02/2020
Find out how the Health Ministry's contract tracing teams work in two shifts, seven days a week - to track down those who have had close contact with patients.   (201 words)
Online Wuhan virus: SAF working round the clock to ensure 5.2m masks to be given out are packed by Saturday
By: LIM MIN ZHANG,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  31/01/2020
The SAF is also helping with contact tracing, as well as manning thermal imagery machines at the airport to pick out travellers with fever.   (861 words)
Online Singapore confirms fifth case of Wuhan virus
The Business Times Online  The Business Times Online  (GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY)  28/01/2020
MOH said it has started epidemiological investigations and contact tracing to identify individuals who had close contact with the patient. In its statement, the MOH also provided updates on other suspected cases.   (550 words)
Online Coronavirus: China tour group linked to local transmissions visited at least six places in Singapore
By: TEE ZHUO,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  05/02/2020
MOH reiterated that contact tracing for the confirmed cases is still ongoing. Once identified, MOH will closely monitor all close contacts and they will be quarantined for 14 days from their last exposure to the patient as a precautionary measure.   (532 words)
Online How Singapore linked 3 unrelated local infections to 2 China visitors
By: SALMA KHALIK,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  (SINGAPORE)  09/02/2020
Related StoryCoronavirus: Get latest updates A MOH statement said: "Further epidemiological investigations and contact tracing have uncovered links between previously announced and new cases. "This was made possible with the assistance of the Singapore Police Force."   (542 words)
Online MOH: Total of 11 cases of Candida Auris known in Singapore since 2012
By: CHEOW SUE-ANN,   The NewPaper Online  The NewPaper Online  (NEWS)  09/04/2019


She added: "Thorough contact tracing was conducted for all individuals who came into contact with the affected patients."

Dr Ling said that as part of an active infection prevention programme, SGH has a rigourous hand and environment hygiene programme.   (614 words)
Online Fear and panic can do more harm than the coronavirus, says PM Lee Hsien Loong
The Business Times Online  The Business Times Online  (GOVERNMENT & ECONOMY)  08/02/2020
PM Lee said he expects to see more cases with no known contact with any other case in the coming days, despite efforts to do contact tracing and quarantine close contacts of confirmed cases. "If the numbers keep growing, at some point we will have to reconsider our strategy. If the virus is widespread, it is futile to try to trace every contact.   (920 words)
Online Wuhan virus: Singapore confirms 5th case; patient from Wuhan stayed at her family's home in Ceylon Road
By: REI KUROHI,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  28/01/2020
MOH said it has started epidemiological investigations and contact tracing to identify individuals who had close contact with the patient. In its statement, the MOH also provided updates on other suspected cases.   (819 words)
Online Coronavirus: Police officers using investigative expertise to identify links between infected patients, says Shanmugam
By: CALVIN YANG,   The Straits Times Online  The Straits Times Online  11/02/2020
Besides contact-tracing operations, police officers are also involved in managing border operations and conducting temperature checks. On Monday, Mr Shanmugam visited the Civil Service Club @ Changi II, a chalet which has been designated a government quarantine facility.   (791 words)
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