Assoc Prof Jamus Jerome Lim asked the Minister for Health in light of living with COVID-19 as an endemic disease (a) to what extent is TraceTogether still utilised as a contact tracing tool; (b) whether there are any plans to transition towards user-oriented contact exposure technology, such as Novid; (c) whether there are any plans or specific dates for permanently deleting server-side identification data registered via TraceTogether; and (d) whether there are any plans for the discontinuation of SafeEntry.
Mr Ong Ye Kung: This question has been addressed by the written reply to Question No. 105 for oral answer on the Order Paper on 10 January 2022. [Please refer to “Necessity of TraceTogther SafeEntry Requirement Given New Protocols for COVID-19-positive Patients”, Official Report, 10 January 2022, Vol 95, Issue 44, Written Answers to Questions for Oral Answer not Answered by End of Question Time section.]
Ministry of Health
11 January 2022