SINGAPORE: The post-stay-home discover testing regime might be prolonged to all newly arrived work allow and S Move staff in building, marine and course of (CMP) sectors from higher-risk nations and areas.
This implies all such staff, upon arrival, must keep at a chosen facility for 21 days.
That is to additional scale back the chance of transmission from newly arrived migrant staff into the office, stated Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Tuesday (Feb three).
Beforehand, solely these headed to dormitories have been topic to the extra 7-days testing.
From Feb 5, newly arrived work allow and S Move staff from CMP sectors who’ve current journey historical past to higher-risk nations or areas must keep at a chosen facility to undergo a further 7-day testing regime, after finishing their 14-day stay-home discover.
The brand new requirement applies to staff who’ve but to finish their 14-day stay-home discover on Feb 5, and all new arrivals to Singapore from this date.
This requirement has been in place for newly arrived CMP overseas staff dwelling in dormitories since Jan 6, stated MOM.