A man is silhouetted against a curtain of a partitioned room at a swab isolation facility in the JTC Space@Tuas building in Singapore, 10 May 2020. Singapore has set up swab isolation facilities for suspected patients of the Covid-19 coronavirus where they will be housed while awaiting the results of the swab test. At the time of this image, Singapore had just over 23,000 cases, the majority of them from the foreign worker community housed in tightly packed dormitories.
Wallace Woon is a visual journalist covering news in Singapore for the European PressPhoto Agency. His first pictures were of skateboarding and skateboarders have carried on into an enduring interest in sub cultures and marginalised communities. He has worked around the region and covered events such as the Trump-Kim summits, the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the death of Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew, and most recently, the Covid-19 global pandemic. His images have been published in the New York Times, The Guardian, BBC, the South China Morning Post.