Plan to let migrant workers into community still on hold after new Covid-19 clusters in dorms over past month

SINGAPORE – A pilot programme to allow migrant workers living in dormitories back into the community remains on hold, 16 months after movement restrictions were introduced to curb the spread of Covid-19.

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) told The Sunday Times that this is to protect workers and mitigate the risk of further transmission as new Covid-19 clusters have emerged in dorms over the past month.

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