News Recap

News Recap - 27 Jun to 03 Jul

03 Jul 2020

1. Phase two will likely stay in place for months

Restrictions such as limiting gatherings to groups of five people or fewer will likely remain for sometime despite more activities resuming under phase two of Singapore's reopening, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said yesterday.  

Mr Wong told a virtual press conference that phase two, which started two weeks ago, will run for months before the next level kicks in.

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2. Keeping organisations in Singapore running during COVID-19

The onset of Covid-19 and mandatory lockdowns across the globe left organisations with limited time to react. Businesses had to keep delivering quality service to their customers, while simultaneously ensuring that employees are treated with compassion, and given the support they need to stay safe. 

Maintaining the safety of workers means businesses must deploy robust and smart solutions to enable new ways of working remotely from the office. Contact centre services also need to be quickly upgraded to avoid disruption to customer service. Members of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) are leveraging the cloud and implementing innovative solutions to help organisations adapt to this new environment.

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3. 78 more migrant workers dormitories cleared of COVID-19

Another 78 migrant workers dormitories have been cleared of COVID-19, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) on Tuesday (June 30). This brings the total number of migrant workers cleared of COVID-19 to 87,000 as of Sunday, said the ministry in a media release. The figure includes those residing in Government-provided accommodation facilities as well.

The latest cleared dormitories comprise 72 factory-converted dorms and six construction temporary quarters, said MOM. Three blocks for recovered workers in three purpose-built dormitories have also been cleared of COVID-19.

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