Moe Teachers To Take Weekly Antigen Rapid Tests For 8 Weeks
The Straits Times|January 21, 2022
Tests to be self-administered, says ministry; all public officers will undergo same regime
Timothy Goh

All Ministry of Education (MOE) teachers must take weekly antigen rapid tests (ARTs) for eight weeks, in line with the nation’s efforts to step up regular testing for Covid-19 and keep the community safe.

An MOE spokesman told The Straits Times yesterday this testing regime has been progressively rolled out since this month, and that all public officers will be undergoing the same regime as well.

The tests will be self-administered, added the spokesman.

In August last year, MOE said school staff working in higher-risk settings would be required to undergo regular testing using ART kits as part of the fast and easy testing regime.

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