Travel News – Closing borders to India, Indonesia travellers over Covid will impact economy: Singapore Minister

If Singapore closes its borders to travellers from India and Indonesia over Covid-19 fears, there will be widespread social and economic impact for Singaporeans, Parliament was told Tuesday.

Dr Koh Poh Koon, the Senior Minister of State for Health, told parliamentarians the repercussions could mean that many Singaporeans would not receive the keys to the housing units they bought, and families will have to consider finding alternative care arrangements for their loved ones because they will face delays in hiring foreign domestic workers as caregivers.

India and Indonesia are among the main source countries for the construction sector, and domestic workers for helping aged as well as children of working Singaporeans.

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