The circuit breaker measures so far have helped to substantially reduce COVID-19 infections, with the number of new cases in the community falling to 8 new cases daily, as of 12 May.
Progress has been made in controlling the outbreak in the migrant worker dormitories:
Systematic clearance of dorms
As of 12 May, more than 32,000 migrant workers have been tested and more than 3,000 workers are tested daily.
In anticipation of measures being eased after the circuit breaker period ends, there is a need to ensure the health of all migrant workers before they return to work.
Hence, the Multi-Ministry Taskforce has in place a plan to systematically test all workers in the dormitories. This involves the use of both COVID-19 polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests and serological tests.
COVID-19 PCR tests:
Strategy will involve both tests
Dorms with higher levels of infection
All other dorms
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