The S11 Dormitory @ Punggol was gazetted to be an isolation facility after it became a coronavirus cluster. Photo: Reuters The S11 Dormitory @ Punggol was gazetted to be an isolation facility after it became a coronavirus cluster. Photo: Reuters
The S11 Dormitory @ Punggol was gazetted to be an isolation facility after it became a coronavirus cluster. Photo: Reuters

Singapore’s cramped migrant worker dorms a ‘perfect storm’ for rising coronavirus infections

  • Some 200,000 low-wage foreign workers live in dormitories that pack up to 20 men in a single room, NGOs say
  • As Covid-19 infections rise among migrant workers, activists are urging authorities to boost their living standards and ensure they can practise safe distancing

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The S11 Dormitory @ Punggol was gazetted to be an isolation facility after it became a coronavirus cluster. Photo: Reuters The S11 Dormitory @ Punggol was gazetted to be an isolation facility after it became a coronavirus cluster. Photo: Reuters
The S11 Dormitory @ Punggol was gazetted to be an isolation facility after it became a coronavirus cluster. Photo: Reuters
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