Singapore families face longer wait for maids from India, Sri Lanka after new entry ban

Indian and Sri Lankan nationals make up about 15 per cent of all migrant domestic workers here.
Indian and Sri Lankan nationals make up about 15 per cent of all migrant domestic workers here.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Finding a domestic worker from overseas is already a tricky task in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

Now, with the ban on travellers who have recently been in India or Sri Lanka, families in Singapore will be unable to hire help from these countries.

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