The Department of Health (MOH) reported seven new coronavirus cases in Singapore yesterday (February 8), bringing the total number of people infected to 40.
Of these new cases, five are linked to previously announced cases, while the other two are a taxi driver and a private driver.
It is not clear which company the privately rented driver is from, but the hailstorm giant Grab immediately informed users that it will temporarily stop its GrabShare services from February 9.
Grab notification regarding GrabShare suspension
“Due to the latest corona virus developments, GrabShare services will be temporarily unavailable until 9:00 am on February 9th. We appreciate your understanding as we work closely with the relevant authorities to monitor the situation, ”said Grab.
It is also worth noting that Grab has taken various precautions to assist its delivery and driver partners who are affected by Novel Coronavirus.
It has already announced that it will support those who are quarantined or hospitalized by alleviating the effects of loss of income.
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Some measures include a one-time income support between S $ 100 and S $ 500, including reimbursement of the rent.
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