IMDA Statement on Workers from Netlink Trust’s Contractor Tested Positive for COVID-19

Last updated: 17 April 2020

Published on: 17 April 2020

SINGAPORE – 17 Apr, 2020: The Infocomm Media Development Authority (“IMDA”) has been informed by NetLink Trust that four workers engaged by their contractor have tested positive for COVID-19. 

IMDA’s priority is to ensure the safety of the public and workers as well as the continued availability of essential services.

We are working with NetLink to review their precautionary measures in the next few days. In the meantime, as a further precaution, NetLink has been directed to suspend all service orders for residences and in-office premises until this Sunday (19 Apr). NLT will reschedule this week’s appointments to the next available date, starting from next week. 



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The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore’s digital transformation with infocomm media. To do this, IMDA will develop a dynamic digital economy and a cohesive digital society, driven by an exceptional infocomm media (ICM) ecosystem – by developing talent, strengthening business capabilities, and enhancing Singapore's ICM infrastructure. IMDA also regulates the telecommunications and media sectors to safeguard consumer interests while fostering a pro-business environment, and enhances Singapore’s data protection regime through the Personal Data Protection Commission.

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