Meanwhile, the number of local and foreign employees who have not taken any vaccine dose has fallen considerably to 36,900.
According to Minister for Manpower Dr Tan See Leng in a Parliamentary response, 98.4% of the total workforce in Singapore has been vaccinated as of 27 March 2022. Meanwhile, the number of local and foreign employees who have not taken any vaccine dose has "fallen considerably" to 36,900.
As for the number of unvaccinated employees who have ceased employment since the workforce vaccination measures came into effect in January 2022, the data will only be available in mid-2022.
In the same vein, Dr Tan also responded to Parliamentary questions on employment pass (EP) holders in Singapore, as well as work pass holders that were respectively posed by Members of Parliament (MP) Pritam Singh and Louis Ng.
In response, Minister Tan first explained that from December 2019 to December 2021, the number of EP holders decreased from 193,700 to 161,700 partly due to COVID-related entry restrictions.
He also stated that over the past five years, there were approximately 160,000 business entities that hired at least one pass holder, For the full response, click here
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