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Number of Quarantine Orders

Name and Constituency of Member of Parliament
Ms He Ting Ru
MP for Sengkang GRC

Question No. 832

To ask the Minister for Health (a) in the last six months, how many Quarantine Orders (QOs) have been served monthly that required transport to a Government Quarantine Facility (GQF); (b) what is the mean number of hours taken to transport individuals to a GQF from service of a QO; and (c) how many individuals waited more than (i) 24 hours (ii) 48 hours and (iii) 72 hours before being transported to the GQFs after being served with the QO.

Written Answer

Over the last six months, almost 44,000 individuals under quarantine were conveyed to a Government Quarantine Facility. Of this, close to 95 % or over 41, 500 individuals had been transported to the facility within 48 hours from when a Quarantine Order was served. The remaining were conveyed later due to appeals to serve their quarantine at home.

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