A worker pushes a trolley with goods past a luxury outlet at Marina Bay Sands shopping centre in Singapore. Photo: AFP A worker pushes a trolley with goods past a luxury outlet at Marina Bay Sands shopping centre in Singapore. Photo: AFP
A worker pushes a trolley with goods past a luxury outlet at Marina Bay Sands shopping centre in Singapore. Photo: AFP

Singaporeans return to work, using smartphone apps and QR codes to fight coronavirus

  • Singapore, along with Taiwan, South Korea and China, was quick to embrace technology to map the coronavirus outbreak early on with contact tracing, robots and drones
  • Singapore has also started handing out Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing devices, starting with elderly people who are vulnerable to infection and may not own smartphones

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker pushes a trolley with goods past a luxury outlet at Marina Bay Sands shopping centre in Singapore. Photo: AFP A worker pushes a trolley with goods past a luxury outlet at Marina Bay Sands shopping centre in Singapore. Photo: AFP
A worker pushes a trolley with goods past a luxury outlet at Marina Bay Sands shopping centre in Singapore. Photo: AFP
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