Singapore plans to treat the COVID-19 pandemic as an endemic in terms of monitoring it. Vaccination and social distancing efforts are still in place.
According to The Independent, the ministers said they would focus on how many patients require hospitalization, intensive care, and reporting deaths in the same way that seasonal flu outbreaks would be monitored. They intend to fully vaccinate two-thirds of the adult population by August 9, 2021. They added that vaccines are highly effective at lowering the risk of infection and transmission. The ministers told CNN that they urge their citizens to practice social distancing, avoid crowds and maintain good hygiene to reduce transmission risks.
Singapore has not made any statements about veering away from vaccinations efforts to curb coronavirus transmission. Only the monitoring activities regarding the pandemic in the country are to change in terms of records and statistics to get used to living everyday lives with the virus in their midst while following disease treatment protocols.
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