Dorm life one year on: How life has changed for migrant workers since Covid-19 cases peaked in 2020

In April 2020, Singapore raced to quell the spike in Covid-19 cases, especially at foreign worker dormitories. Today, while still unable to travel into the community, workers say their living situation has improved.

SINGAPORE - Covid-19 cases in migrant worker dormitories had been close to zero for months and plans were in place for rules to be relaxed, but a recent flare-up at Westlite Woodlands has thrown a spanner in the works.

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday (April 22), Second Minister for Manpower Tan See Leng said there were plans for some easing of restrictions for migrant workers and dormitories.

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