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More swab test facilities for migrant workers by year end; Boost in regional screening centres, in-dorm test facilities to benefit over 35,000 workers

Oct 09, 2020 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

To scale up routine Covid-19 swab testing for migrant workers, more in-dormitory testing facilities and regional screening centres will be set up by the end of the year.

There are now 24 rostered routine testing (RRT) facilities in dormitories, with nine more to be set up by the end of this month, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and the Health Promotion Board (HPB) said in a joint statement yesterday.

The increase in rostered routine testing facilities will benefit more than 35,000 ...