Assessing the risk of Covid-19 reinfections in dormitories in Singapore

Cases of reinfection are not unheard of, though the immunity of recovered patients could last for months. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO
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SINGAPORE - While it is the number of Covid-19 cases in the community that has been going up in recent weeks, the risk of clusters being formed in migrant worker dormitories has remained, as apparent when a group of Westlite Woodlands dormitory residents tested positive last month.

On April 19, a 35-year-old Bangladeshi construction supervisor was found to have been infected, and two days later, so was a roommate of his.

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