An ambulance leaves Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are being cared for. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP An ambulance leaves Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are being cared for. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP
An ambulance leaves Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are being cared for. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP

Coronavirus test kits, contact tracing app, telemedicine: how Singapore’s tech sector stepped up to the plate amid surge in cases

  • Singapore’s biotech and research community became involved early on in the outbreak, developing tests for the virus
  • The government launched the TraceTogether app to allow for more efficient quarantine measures, while telemedicine helped patients at home with minor problems

Topic |   Wellness
An ambulance leaves Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are being cared for. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP An ambulance leaves Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are being cared for. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP
An ambulance leaves Singapore’s National Centre for Infectious Diseases, where coronavirus patients are being cared for. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP
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