'We miss going out': Dorm conditions now better with more space in rooms but migrant workers yearn to go out to relax

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 - Before the pandemic hit migrant worker dormitories hard last year, Indian construction foreman Mathiyalagan Kathikeyan used to share a room with 11 other people.

Now, there are only eight others in his room.

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