The Ministry of Health of Singapore said (March 23) that of the 10 imported cases observed for three consecutive days (March 18-March 20) last week, 9 of them did not pass through border checkpoints Symptoms such as fever. These patients were later diagnosed when they arrived at the hospital or at a family clinic near their home.

All travelers entering Singapore now have to use a thermal scanner to identify if they have a fever. If they find a fever or other respiratory symptoms, they will be asked for a coronavirus test.

In the context of the global epidemic, there are more and more imported cases in Singapore, only three days from March 18 to 20. Of the 119 newly diagnosed cases in Singapore, 87 were imported cases, accounting for more than 73%.