FOCUS: Virus outbreaks in Singapore migrant worker dorms threaten reopening

With many businesses floundering due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Singapore is trying to speed up the re-entry into the workforce of hundreds of thousands of migrant workers who have been under lockdown for months in their dormitories to curb the spread of the coronavirus.However, recurring outbreaks in the migrant workers’ living quarters could complicate and slow down the process for them to return to work with implications for the wealthy city-state’s recovery from its worst-ever economic slump.Some 94 percent of the nearly 57,000 COVID-19 infections in Singapore have occurred am…

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