Migrant workers move into Quick Build Dorms with better living standards

Some 25,000 workers will be housed in eight Quick Build Dormitories, which will be ready by the end of the year. Each room will have a maximum of 10 beds, with no more than five people to a bathroom.
A worker seen inside the Quick Build Dormitory next to Choa Chu Kang Avenue 7.
A worker seen inside the Quick Build Dormitory next to Choa Chu Kang Avenue 7.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
Security at the Quick Build Dormitory along Kranji Way.
Security at the Quick Build Dormitory along Kranji Way.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

SINGAPORE - Migrant workers have started moving into new dormitories with improved living standards to minimise the risk of future infectious disease outbreaks, The Straits Times has found out.

Since the start of this month, they have moved into at least two of the eight Quick Build Dorms (QBDs) that were due to be built by the end of this year, at Choa Chu Kang Grove and Kranji Way.

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