Coronavirus: Cleaning and disinfection firms see spike in inquiries

A disinfection specialist from Clean Lab carrying out decontamination treatment to a large office space. Cleaning and disinfection companies such as Clean Lab have seen takings climb by up to 70 per cent. PHOTO: CLEAN LAB PTE LTD
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SINGAPORE- Since the first confirmed case of Covid-19 infection in Singapore on Jan 22, several cleaning and disinfection companies have seen a spike in demand.

The Straits Times spoke to 15 companies, all of whom reported a sharp increase in inquiries in the past five weeks, though not all inquiries have led to business engagements.

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