Singaporean health care workers collect a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker for Covid-19 testing. Photo: AFP Singaporean health care workers collect a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker for Covid-19 testing. Photo: AFP
Singaporean health care workers collect a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker for Covid-19 testing. Photo: AFP

As Singapore expands coronavirus testing, authorities wary of errors and false positives

  • Authorities currently test about 8,000 cases each day, up from 2,900 a day during the initial days of the outbreak
  • The aim is for Singapore to be able to perform 20,000 daily tests in a few weeks, and eventually 40,000 each day

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Singaporean health care workers collect a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker for Covid-19 testing. Photo: AFP Singaporean health care workers collect a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker for Covid-19 testing. Photo: AFP
Singaporean health care workers collect a nasal swab sample from a migrant worker for Covid-19 testing. Photo: AFP
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