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Daily Dose: Slow News Day

The Daily Dose for today is rather mild.

No news is better than bad news?

1) 533 new Cases
529 cases in Dorms
4 Cases in Community (3 SC/PR, 1 Work Pass)

Cases in dorms are back above 500 as testing is back to ' normal'

Source: MOH

2) Average community spread rises
The number of new cases in the community has increased, from an average of 5 cases per day in the week before, to an average of 6 per day in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has also increased, from an average of 1 case per day in the week before, to an average of 2 per day in the past week

Source: MOH

3) More locations added to places that confirmed cases visited

Do Note if you had been to the following locations and self-monitor

24 May 1200h – 1230h Bukit Panjang Plaza (1 Jelebu Road)
 Fairprice Finest
24 May 1230h – 1300h Hillion Mall (17 Petir Road)
NTUC Fairprice
24 May 1300h - 1400h Jurong Point (1 Jurong West Central 2)
FairPrice Xtra
25 May 1100h – 1200h Jurong West 505 Market and Food Centre (505 Jurong
West St 52)

4) Primary 1 Registration stars on July 1
It will be online due to Covid19


5) Industry Associations hits back at calls for reduced reliance on migrant workers

Given our reliance on Foreign Workers, reducing them might have a negative impact on the economy. For the record, there are about 1 FW for every 3 Singaporeans. While they may be necessary, this number is considerably high.

Source: Today

6) Income Eligibility for Courage Fund to be eased from Jun 1

It will be raised to a combined monthly income of $6200 or less or a monthly household income per person of $2000. Previous caps were $3900 for combined income and $1350 for monthly household income.

Source: Today

7) Calls for a General Election
The sooner the General Election is held, the sooner Singaporeans can tackle challenges ahead: DPM Heng

Source: CNA

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