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Singapore Pledges $605 Million in Further Virus Help Amid Curbs

  • Measures to help include wage subsidies and rental relief
  • Support won’t require additional draw on past reserves
A near deserted street in the Boat Quay area of the central business district of Singapore, on May 19. 

A near deserted street in the Boat Quay area of the central business district of Singapore, on May 19. 

Photographer: Lauryn Ishak/Bloomberg

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Singapore announced S$800 million ($605 million) in additional support for businesses and individuals affected by restrictions imposed this month as it confronts a recent uptick in Covid-19 cases.