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Morning Briefing: Top stories from The Straits Times on Feb 11

Good morning! Here are our top stories to kick-start your Thursday, Feb 11.

Over 250,000 have received first dose of Covid-19 vaccine: PM

The whole population is on track to be inoculated this year if supplies come on time, said PM Lee.

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Some restaurants penalised for breaching Covid-19 measures say they were unaware of offences

A manager of Zam Zam said different safe distancing ambassadors have told them different things.

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Schools modifying or putting on hold outdoor camps after death of ACS(I) student in Safra Yishun accident

Several schools amended their tender documents for programmes in the past week.

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More than 1,000 General Practitioner clinics open during the Chinese New Year holidays for those unwell: MOH

Those who develop Covid-19 symptoms should visit a public health preparedness clinic.

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Don’t let anti-virus efforts go to waste during CNY celebrations

There is the very real possibility that, one day, one case might be missed until a cluster forms.

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Enforcement of Covid-19 measures will be stepped up at attractions over CNY weekend

Operating capacity for attractions in Singapore remains capped at 65%.

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Democrats focus Trump trial on mob’s threat to his fellow Republicans

New security videos show rioters fighting with police, with some chanting “Hang Mike Pence!”.

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Insurers moving away from covering hospital bills fully

NTUC Income Integrated Shield Plan policyholders will soon have to pay for part of their hospital bills.

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Two masks, snug fit reduces Covid-19 spread, US study shows

It significantly reduces a person’s exposure to coronavirus, laboratory experiments show.

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22-year-old construction worker staying in Bedok dorm is sole local Covid-19 case

There were also 14 imported cases, taking Singapore’s total to 59,747.

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