Amid coronavirus outbreak, South Korea, Israel advise citizens against travelling to Singapore

Singapore, Feb 12 : Amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, South Korea and Israel have told their citizens to defer travel to Singapore, where the confirmed cases of the deadly virus have risen to 45 as on February 10, the highest for a country outside China.

CNA reported that Indonesia and Taiwan have recommended precautions when visiting Singapore while Kuwait and Qatar have also issued travel advisories urging citizens to defer non-essential travel to the country in the wake of the epidemic which has claimed over 1000 lives and has infected more than 40,000 people across the world.