Singapore says police will be given access to Covid-19 contact tracing data

Concerns over privacy as TraceTogether scheme is used by almost 80% of the nation’s population

Singapore has announced its police will be able to use data obtained by its coronavirus contact-tracing technology for criminal investigations, a decision likely to increase privacy concerns around the system.

The technology, deployed as both a phone app and a physical device, is being used by nearly 80% of the 5.7 million population, authorities said, after announcing its use would become compulsory in places such as shopping malls.

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