Government staff demonstrate Singapore's new contact-tracing smarthphone app called TraceTogether. Photo: TNS Government staff demonstrate Singapore's new contact-tracing smarthphone app called TraceTogether. Photo: TNS
Government staff demonstrate Singapore's new contact-tracing smarthphone app called TraceTogether. Photo: TNS

Coronavirus: Singapore’s contact-tracing app can be used by police but only for serious offences

  • It was last week revealed that police can obtain TraceTogether data for criminal investigations under the Criminal Procedure Code
  • The government had earlier given assurances that the data would be used solely for contact-tracing purposes to combat Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Government staff demonstrate Singapore's new contact-tracing smarthphone app called TraceTogether. Photo: TNS Government staff demonstrate Singapore's new contact-tracing smarthphone app called TraceTogether. Photo: TNS
Government staff demonstrate Singapore's new contact-tracing smarthphone app called TraceTogether. Photo: TNS
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