Oh my things are really blowing out in Singapore as they add 728 cases today !
It certainly shows that you have to have a great deal of vigilance , the infection rate means a steep climb when it gets a chance.
Some highlights form the article.
1. FOREIGN WORKER DORMITORIES
The high density of people living in close proximity and sharing living and sleeping spaces means that infections can spread very quickly,
2. OLD FOLKS’ HOMES
3. THOSE WHO FLOUT THE RULES
Groups of people spending hours in close contact can become “super spreader” events leading to multiple infections.
People should also avoid social gatherings in and outside of the home, such as inviting family members who do not live with them for meals, and meeting friends in the park.
4. CHILDCARE CENTRES AND PRE-SCHOOLS
While worldwide infection rates for children are generally low, many children are asymptomatic carriers of the virus and may unknowingly infect the seniors in their households.
The Government is looking to trim the number of companies deemed to be in essential services
Some lessons for us, from a location that has put huge resource into is contact tracing , testing , you need to be looking for the vulnerable.
Meanwhile Taiwan , has been recording zero local cases and low numbers of imported cases , discovered while people were in quarantine.
Edit to replace Washington Post article that was a bit inflammatory in its language , with Taiwan article that just gives the details.