Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower issued a notice on the evening of the 21st local time, said that the West Yalan labor dormitory again found 11 foreign workers confirmed to be infected with the Coronavirus, of which 10 people suspected of re-infection.
The Ministry of Manpower said that after the diagnosis of a construction plumber living in west Yarlands, the “Safeguarding, Care and Contact Group” and the Ministry of Health immediately isolated those who had been in close contact with the plumbers in the dormitory and workplace.
One of the plumber’s roommates tested positive for the new coronavirus in a special isolation facility. For safety reasons, the authorities tested all the occupants of the dormitory and found that 10 recovering persons tested positive and sent them to the National Center for Infectious Diseases for further investigation into whether they were re-infected.
The plumber confirmed on the 20th is a 35-year-old Bangladeshi man who has lived in Singapore since July 2019, received the first dose of the vaccine on 12 March and the second dose on the 13th of this month, the second case of foreign workers confirmed after completing the vaccination.
Previously, Singapore had an outbreak of foreign workers dormitory cluster infection outbreak, foreign workers became Singapore’s largest group of infections. To control the outbreak, the Singapore government has closed labour hostels and tested for the virus every 14 days. Previously, there had been only one confirmed case in Singapore’s foreign labour hostels for many months in a row.