Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories, where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible. Photo: AFP Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories, where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible. Photo: AFP
Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories, where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: Singapore sees highest daily spike in cases amid spread in migrant worker dormitories

  • National development minister Lawrence Wong says the workers have ‘very mild symptoms’, indicating the virus was present ‘for some time’ in dorms
  • Singapore is dealing with two separate areas of infection, he said, one in migrant worker dorms and another in the general population

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories, where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible. Photo: AFP Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories, where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible. Photo: AFP
Migrant workers in Singapore are living in fear following a surge of coronavirus infections in their dormitories, where they say cramped and filthy conditions make social distancing impossible. Photo: AFP
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