Singapore has reported two new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus today, taking the national tally to 110, according to a Ministry of Health press release.

One of the new case involves a 70 year-old male Singapore citizen who has no recent travel history to any of the affected countries.

The second confirmed case is of a 33 year-old male Singapore citizen. He also has no recent travel history to any of affected countries but is linked to the cluster at Wizlearn Technologies which now has 14 confirmed cases.

Meanwhile, Singapore is widening travel restrictions to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in the city, Minister for National Development, Lawrence Wong, announced in a Facebook post on Tuesday.”We will not allow new visitors with recent travel history from Iran, northern Italy and Korea,” Wong wrote. 

Singapore will also ban their transit through the country if they have traveled to these countries within the last 14 days, the nation’s Ministry of Health announced.

No new visas will be issued and previously issued visas to those with Iranian passports will be stand cancelled, the MOH added.


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