11 August 2020 – All dormitories clear of COVID-19

Type of Intervention: Other Announcement
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Surveillance and response measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Manpower

Overview: Directed to the general public, construction and other sectors heavily dependent on migrant workers/trade-skills, the announcement is intended to show that COVID screenings have at least (at least 1x coverage) been completed across workers living in dormitories, and to suggest that the bulk of known cases would have been identified by now. This is predicated on the higher rates of known infection among persons living or working in dormitories, relative to persons in other areas/sectors
Full details here: https://www.mom.gov.sg/newsroom/press-releases/2020/0811-all-dormitories-declared-cleared-of-covid-19

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Type of Justification: No justification given