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Following a surge in infections, Singapore has been forced to tighten restrictions once more in a bid to curtail the spread of Covid-19. Nation Thailand reports that the city state has now reduced gatherings from 5 to 2 people, with the exception of members of the same family. The measure will remain in place until October 24 and applies to outdoor dining, as well as personal vehicles and taxis. People who can do so are being asked to work from home, while offices or work sites where employees must be present are required to carry out weekly Covid-19 testing through […]

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14 minutes ago, nikoncam said:

their PM back in may said that they were going to change to living with the virus, what happened with that??? 

They're dying with it instead.

Just like in Thailand.

All these idiotic plans for early reopening will backfire, because we are simply not ready and prepared. The lack of a little patience now until people are vaccinated to a high degree, will result in a big backlash which will be far more damaging with deaths and more restrictions again.

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22 minutes ago, nikoncam said:

their PM back in may said that they were going to change to living with the virus, what happened with that??? 

Can't think of any country that hasn't changed their mind in some way over C19..

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35 minutes ago, Bob20 said:

All these idiotic plans for early reopening will backfire, because we are simply not ready and prepared. The lack of a little patience now until people are vaccinated to a high degree, will result in a big backlash which will be far more damaging with deaths and more restrictions again.

Over 80 percent of total populace in Singapore has been vaccinated already. You are making stuff up out of your behind as usual.

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Just now, JackIsAGoodBoy said:

Over 80 percent of total populace in Singapore has been vaccinated already. You are making stuff up out of your behind as usual.

Not talking about Singapore. Talking about the idiotic plans here.

Now if you had read that and hadn't left that out of the partial quote you might for once have had an intelligent point. Seems I'll have to wait longer for that...

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28 minutes ago, JackIsAGoodBoy said:

Over 80 percent of total populace in Singapore has been vaccinated already. You are making stuff up out of your behind as usual.

That would seem to indicate that whatever "herd immunity" we are looking at, the threshold is above 79.2% fully vaccinated, as that is where Singapore stands today.

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