While understandable, many of the concerns that people may have are unwarranted. Consider these realities. The vaccination rate in Singapore is now more than 80 per cent, and rising. The rate in dorms has gone beyond 90 per cent, and is, in some instances, almost 100 per cent. A strict system of surveillance and rostered routine testing is in place, as is more frequent antigen rapid testing. Workers in dorms are segregated and live in blocks where there are safe living measures. Safe transport and travel rules apply, as do safe working conditions at their worksites. In essence, these workers are as vaccinated and protected and undergo a regimen of measures and testing that is probably more rigorous than the rest of society, who already enjoy the ability to venture out daily to eat, shop and interact.
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