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Is there a better tech alternative to TraceTogether-SafeEntry to check vaccination status?

The TraceTogether app can be used to scan a SafeEntry QR code to show either a green or white pass. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - Mandatory use of contact tracing tool TraceTogether and digital check-in system SafeEntry is burdensome to the majority of the population since contact tracing is no longer extensively done here.

Many have asked when these tools will be retired since news broke on Nov 8 that contact tracing had become more focused on the unvaccinated and vulnerable individuals in high-risk environments such as hospitals, nursing homes, schools and pre-schools.

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