Singapore PM to address the nation on path to COVID-19 new normal

The Southeast Asia city-state with about 5.7mln population has been reporting records of more than 3,000 daily COVID-19 infections over the past few days

  
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019.

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong attends the 22nd ASEAN Plus Three Summit in Bangkok, Thailand, November 4, 2019.

REUTERS/Chalinee Thirasupa

SINGAPORE - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said he will address the country on Saturday noon regarding the local COVID-19 situation and the path to a new normal.

"Tomorrow at 12 noon, I will be addressing Singaporeans on the COVID-19 situation and the path to a new normal," Lee said in his Facebook post on Friday evening.

The Southeast Asia city-state with about 5.7 million population has been reporting records of more than 3,000 daily COVID-19 infections over the past few days, though almost all of them are asymptomatic or mild.

(Reporting by Chen Lin in Singapore; editing by Philippa Fletcher) ((Lin.Chen@tr.com; Twitter @chenlin_sg;))


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