Imagine this scene from the near future. Travel corridors have been established between Singapore and select countries. Your partner went for a getaway trip and served a week of home quarantine after returning. You joke that she missed out on a free stay at a five-star hotel, but who cares, you're both looking forward to attending a concert tonight. A real one, with instruments and crowds and overpriced beverages in plastic cups, and the band interacting with the fans. You rock up to the venue a little early, and take a Pre-Event Test (PET), easily done by huffing into a breathalyser . Your partner has a clean bill of health. Unfortunately, you test positive for Covid-19. You're not sure how it happened. Did it happen while you were queuing up for lunch at McDonald's? Or even at the office, the one time you took off your mask for a coffee break? You don't recall having any symptoms, having been fully vaccinated. Anyway, you're not getting into the concert tonight. ... » Learn More about Like it or not, Covid-19 will remain in the days to come. We’ll just have to live with it.
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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed seven new imported cases of Covid-19 in Singapore on Dec. 13. This brings the total number of cases to 58,320. Seven imported cases Amongst the seven imported cases, one (Case 58,547) is a Singapore Permanent Resident who returned from India. Another five are currently employed in Singapore. Of these, one (Case 58,541) is a Work Pass holder who arrived from India, and four (Cases 58,542, 58,543, 58,544 and 58,545) are Work Permit holders who arrived from the Philippines, Indonesia and India. The remaining case (Case 58,540) is a Dependent's Pass holder who arrived from Indonesia. They had already been placed on SHN upon arrival in Singapore and were tested while serving SHN. 11 cases discharged 11 more cases of Covid-19 infection have been discharged from hospitals or community isolation facilities. In all, 58,028 have fully recovered from the infection and have been discharged from hospitals or community care ... » Learn More about 11 discharged, no new locations visited by confirmed Covid-19 cases
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed 120 new cases of Covid-19 in Singapore on Saturday (Jul. 31). This brings the total number of cases in Singapore to 64,981 . 117 new local cases, 42 unlinked There are 117 cases of locally transmitted Covid-19 infection, of which 26 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and one belongs to the KTV cluster. 67 are linked to previous cases, and have already been placed on quarantine. Eight are linked to previous cases and were detected through surveillance. 42 are currently unlinked. Among the cases are seven seniors above 70 years who are unvaccinated or partially vaccinated and at risk of serious illness. There are three imported cases today. One was detected upon arrival in Singapore, while the other two developed the illness during stay-home notice or isolation. 71 active clusters There are eight new clusters today. In ... » Learn More about 8 new Covid-19 clusters added on Jul. 31, S’pore now has 71 active clusters
When asked about her experience working with director Jack Neo in the new local film The Diam Diam Era, local actress Meixin jokingly said she "regrets it". In a press conference held yesterday (Nov 18) at the Parkroyal on Beach Road hotel, Meixin shared that the role was extremely challenging for her. "Initially when I received the news that I'd be in Jack's film, I was especially happy and was really looking forward to it. I was also grateful for the opportunity. But when filming started, I found it extremely difficult because his films were particularly challenging to me. It's a comedy, which is a different genre from the shows I'm used to being in," she recalled. The Diam Diam Era is the third instalment in Jack's Long Long Time Ago series. Set in the 1980s, it explores social issues and iconic moments in Singapore's history, such as adapting to the new government policies and the shift from the kampung to HDB flats. The film focuses on Ah Kun's (Mark Lee) son Yong Xin ... » Learn More about Meixin, Tasha Low and Richie Koh on the physical ‘sacrifices’ for their roles in local movie The Diam Diam Era
* denotes name changed to protect the person’s identity SINGAPORE: When Jane* opened up to her secondary school counsellor about the cold wars and troubles she was having with some close friends, she was told that “life’s like that”. That was the then 14-year-old’s first session. “I felt ignored, like (school counselling is hopeless) even if I bring up my problems,” said Jane, now 17 and in her first year at junior college. She had been “mandated” to attend counselling because she was frequently late for class and did not submit homework on time. She recalled her form teacher telling her outside the classroom, in full view and within earshot of her classmates, that a session had been arranged to address her tardiness. “It brings the idea that those who aren’t faring well have some problems and need to see the counsellor, rather than (the idea that) people … want to see a counsellor because of personal reasons,” she said. After three compulsory sessions on her time ... » Learn More about ‘With school counsellors, it’s really hit-or-miss’: Behind the challenge of safeguarding student mental health
Follow us on Telegram for the latest updates: https://t.me/mothershipsg Recently, the word "endemic" became a key buzzword in Singapore. At the end of May 2021, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he did not expect Covid-19 to disappear , but rather to become endemic, and "remain with humankind". Health minister Ong Ye Kung later echoed this view , stating that Covid-19 will likely become endemic, just like influenza. Multi-Ministry Taskforce co-chair Gan Kim Yong also said that Singapore will be able to lift "practically all social and workplace restrictions" when Covid-19 becomes endemic in Singapore. Basically, if you get a dollar for every time the word "endemic" has been in the news, you would get rich sooner rather than later. But what does it actually mean for Covid-19 to be endemic in Singapore? Pandemic vs endemic On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) officially declared Covid-19 a pandemic , after the virus spread to over ... » Learn More about Mothership Explains: What does it mean for Covid-19 to be endemic in S’pore?