Singapore is seeing daily record Covid cases. Here’s why it may not be a bad thing

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People walk at a pedestrian crossing along the Orchard Road shopping district in Singapore on September 7, 2021.Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty ImagesSINGAPORE — Authorities in Singapore have tightened Covid measures as infections in the country rise to fresh record highs — but two health experts told CNBC they are not terribly concerned.The country's health-care system and workers have been strained by the increase in cases, and there is a need to slow down transmission to avoid seeing more infections in vulnerable groups such as the elderly, the health ministry said Friday when stricter measures were announced again.For the next four weeks, group sizes for social gatherings will be reduced to two people from five people, and working from home will be the default.Still, medical experts told CNBC that the latest virus wave may not be a bad thing since Singapore's population is highly-vaccinated.Many of the patients with Covid-19 have avoided severe illness and will gain furthe
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