In April last year, the number of Covid-19 community cases shot up, from fewer than 50 daily to many hundreds.
The vast majority of the coronavirus cases then and to date in Singapore have occurred in migrant worker dormitories. The virus spread quickly in these dormitories due to the communal living arrangements and high-density environment.
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