COVID 19: TACKLING OUTBREAK IN FOREIGN WORKER DOMITORIES

COVID-19: Tackling outbreak in foreign worker dormitories

🏥Active testing is conducted
– Hence the high number of cases daily
– Numbers will remain high for a while as testing continues
– Most cases are mild

Well-being of workers taken care of
– The Inter-agency Taskforce set up to coordinate govt effort
– MOM coordinating NGOs’ efforts to support workers

🏠Healthy essential workers housed separately
– eg. SAF camps, sports halls

🏢Additional facilities being prepared
– For mild cases: Community care facilities (eg. at Singapore Expo) being expanded
– For recovered workers: Govt assessing feasibility of using alternative facilities

go.gov.sg/fw-update17

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