Coronavirus: Singapore defers non-urgent surgeries after first Covid-19 death in weeks; Philippine’s Duterte gets Chinese vaccine

Published May 03 2021 at 9:26 AM GMT
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  • Singapore’s Ministry of Health said it has asked hospitals to defer non-urgent surgeries and admissions until further notice, in a bid to increase potential capacity after the city state saw its first fatality caused by complications from Covid-19 in nearly two months over the weekend.
  • The capacity measures – which also include limiting accident and emergency visits only for life-threatening or other emergency conditions, and encouraging remote consultations instead of in-person medical visits….




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  • Published May 3, 2021 9:26 AM GMT