Singapore spent S$72.3 billion to fight COVID-19 over past two years, lower than initially committed

Singapore’s COVID-19 pandemic spending over the past two financial years amounted to S$72.3 billion. The bulk — more than S$50 billion — went to supporting workers and businesses. Around S$13 billion went to public health measures. More than S$8 billion went to direct household and social support. Still, expenditure was lower than the initial S$100 billion committed by the government.

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