Inspired by Deuteronomy, Singapore Christians win praise for serving migrant workers at epicenter of COVID-19 outbreak. When Singapore detected its first case of COVID-19 in January 2020, containment seemed manageable—until the disease started spreading like wildfire among migrant workers. While cases among the general population of 5.7 million numbered only about 10–20 a day, by April 2020 news agencies were reporting that infections among the Southeast Asian nation’s approximately 288,000 migrant workers—who live in small dormitories where social distancing is difficult—had spiked to 10,000 cases in one week. In response, the government placed the workers in isolation in their dorms,…

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