Gan Kim Yong
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COVID-19: Singapore expands contact tracing teams to prepare for surge in cases

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SINGAPORE: To prepare for an "expected surge" in COVID-19 cases in the coming weeks, Singapore has increased the number of teams for contact tracing from three to 20, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong told Parliament on Wednesday (Mar 25).

"We can trace up to 4,000 contacts each day, and will continue to scale up our contact tracing capacity as needed," he said in a ministerial statement addressing the outbreak in Singapore.

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