Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at a dormitory in Singapore during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at a dormitory in Singapore during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at a dormitory in Singapore during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Singapore’s Covid-19 cases to rise as not all migrant workers are being tested

  • Figures will ‘catch up’ as further tests take place, says director of medical services as number of cases nears 15,000
  • Lag is not due to ‘fudging or dodging’, he says, but because government is prioritising isolating workers over testing them

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at a dormitory in Singapore during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at a dormitory in Singapore during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
Migrant workers sit outside their rooms at a dormitory in Singapore during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Reuters
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