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Immigration depot Covid-19 cluster, Tenaganita says gov't ignored repeated concerns

22 May 2020, 2:38 pm

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After discovery of an Immigration depot cluster of Covid-19 infections, migrant rights group Tenaganita pointed out today that it had repeatedly raised concerns over a potential outbreak among detainees at the facilities.

Tenaganita executive director Glorene A Das in a statement said this was as the confined quarters and constant cycle of people entering and leaving a centre would create a perfect hotbed for the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

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