Apr.21 — Singapore has extended its virus lockdown after reporting an explosion of cases to the most in Southeast Asia. The outbreak among the migrant workers living in dormitories is a particular challenge. Bloomberg’s Haslinda Amin reports on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia.”
In This Story: Singapore
The country’s territory is composed of one main island, 63 satellite islands and islets, and one outlying islet, the combined area of which has increased by 25% since the country’s independence as a result of extensive land reclamation projects. It has the second greatest population density in the world. The country has almost 5.7 million residents, 61% (3.4 million) of whom are Singaporean citizens. There are four official languages of Singapore: English, Malay, Chinese, and Tamil; with English being the lingua franca.