not sure what has happened to Singapore but some commentators are suggesting that it is perhaps they have become lax with foreigners. Given their reputation I am sure this will be corrected expeditiously!
I don't normally get the flu jab either but I felt that given the risk factor this year it would be prudent to do so in an effort to strengthen my immune system. so yes, I have had my flu jab, didn't even feel it.
So, looking at that chart, it does look like a second wave is inevitable. I was pleased to hear the schools are going back. It can then be easily contained within communities when it pops up again instead of spread all over the state and shopping centres.
Our ranking of how well countries have grappled with coronavirus based on the percentage of cases that have recovered, total cases relative to each countries outbreak duration, active cases per capita and tests per capita still ranks Australia at number 3, behind only China and South Korea out of 40 countries. Italy is ranked 28th, the US is ranked 36th and the UK is ranked 38th.
Dr Shane Oliver
Head of Investment Strategy and Economics and Chief Economist, AMP Capital