Coronavirus: Singaporean evacuated from Wuhan sees his quarantine as helping to keep public safe

A bento meal for those under quarantine. The daily meals are delivered to a collection point. A room, which has an attached toilet, at one of the government quarantine sites. There were a total of 524 people under quarantine in Singapore as of Sunday
A room, which has an attached toilet, at one of the government quarantine sites. There were a total of 524 people under quarantine in Singapore as of Sunday, with 302 people under home quarantine and 222 based at government quarantine facilities, which include various chalets and some university dorms.PHOTO: ST READER
A bento meal for those under quarantine. The daily meals are delivered to a collection point. A room, which has an attached toilet, at one of the government quarantine sites. There were a total of 524 people under quarantine in Singapore as of Sunday
A bento meal for those under quarantine. The daily meals are delivered to a collection point.PHOTO: ST READER
A view of the streets in Wuhan after the local authorities banned non-essential vehicles, on Jan 26, 2020.
A view of the streets in Wuhan after the local authorities banned non-essential vehicles, on Jan 26, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - For almost a week, Francis (not his real name) has been following a routine that some might envy: He wakes up at noon, spends his time playing computer games or watching television shows and has his meals delivered to him.

When the 27-year-old undergraduate feels like it, he can also order bottled water, toiletries or snacks.

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