Singapore is a city-state of 5.7 million residents. 80% of hospital care is provided by the public sector [27] and is funded through a mixed-financing model of co-funding [28]. The GDP per capita is $64,582 [22], of which 4.4% ($2,619) is spent on healthcare [23]. Singapore has 2.3 physicians [24] and 6.2 nurses and midwives per 1,000 people [25]. Singapore reported its first case of Covid-19 on 23rd January 2020. In April, a national lockdown [29] was initiated that introduced workplace, public space, and school closures. In order to increase clinical capacity, non-urgent clinical procedures were reduced. As of 11 July 2020 Singapore has had 45,613 Covid-19 infections and 26 related deaths [26].

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