Government staff demonstrate TraceTogether, Singapore's contact-tracing smartphone app. Photo: AFP Government staff demonstrate TraceTogether, Singapore's contact-tracing smartphone app. Photo: AFP
Government staff demonstrate TraceTogether, Singapore's contact-tracing smartphone app. Photo: AFP

Singapore’s easing of coronavirus restrictions hinges on higher usage of contact-tracing app: minister

  • Education minister Lawrence Wong says the island nation’s third phase of reopening is dependent on low community transmissions and more people using TraceTogether
  • He says the locally developed programme will be more effective if 70 per cent of the population use it, up from the current 45 per cent

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Government staff demonstrate TraceTogether, Singapore's contact-tracing smartphone app. Photo: AFP Government staff demonstrate TraceTogether, Singapore's contact-tracing smartphone app. Photo: AFP
Government staff demonstrate TraceTogether, Singapore's contact-tracing smartphone app. Photo: AFP
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