Migrant workers wait in line at a meal distribution point in the Little India district of Singapore, on May 6. A majority of Singapore’s Covid-19 cases are from the foreign worker community, who live in crowded dormitories. Photo: EPA-EFE

Letters | Coronavirus lessons: Singapore loses if it separates ‘community’ from migrant workers

  • The Covid-19 outbreak in migrant dorms should prompt a reassessment of the mindset that separates such workers from the rest of the population
  • A post-pandemic Singapore needs not just economic restructuring but social changes starting from hearts and minds
Topic |   Singapore
Migrant workers wait in line at a meal distribution point in the Little India district of Singapore, on May 6. A majority of Singapore’s Covid-19 cases are from the foreign worker community, who live in crowded dormitories. Photo: EPA-EFE
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