TraceTogether contact-tracing program

Singapore government designed TraceTogether contact-tracing program to help trace and curtail the spread of the coronavirus. It is currently being used by 78% of the city-state’s population. The data obtained is allowed to be used in criminal investigations. The government recently announced that an urgent law will be formalised to limit the TraceTogether data usage to only probe seven categories of crimes, which include murder, terrorism, kidnapping and serious sexual offenses.