Singapore tightens Covid-19 measures starting from 8th May to 30th May with stricter restrictions and some changes to be in place.
From 8th May to 30th May, Singapore will be tightening Covid-19 restrictions to reduce the risk of community spread, as follows:
1. Social Gatherings:
People are allowed to gather only in groups of 5, instead of previously eight.
Households are allowed to only receive 5 unique visitors per day, instead of eight.
People are advised to stick with a maximum of 2 social gatherings a day.
No more than 50% of employees who are able to work from home are permitted to return to the workplace at any one time, lowered from 75% currently.
Limited to 5 people at a time for workplace social gatherings such as lunch etc.
Continue to stagger start times of employees who need to return to the workplace & implement flexible working hours.
3. Gyms and Fitness Studios:
Indoor gyms and fitness studios are to be closed
Outdoor exercise classes may still continue but limited to 30 per class in total. Group sizes to be kept to 5 pax with a 3m distance between each group.
No more than 30 people are allowed on the day of burial/cremation, reduced from 50 currently.
The cap for other days of the wake remains at 30 at any one time.
5. Marriage Solemnisations and Wedding Receptions:
Number of attendees allowed will remain at maximum 250 in zones of up to 50. This limit excludes wedding vendors and solemniser.
For wedding receptions of more than 50 attendees, pre-event testing for all attendees including the wedding couple.
For solemnisations of more than 50 attendees, pre-event testing for the bride and groom.
6. Sports Events:
No spectators are allowed
Mass participation sports events will be suspended.
7. Congregational and Worship Services:
Up to 100 attendees or up to 250 attendees with pre-event testing.
Masked congregational singing will be suspended.
8. Live Performances/Pilot Business-to-Business Events:
Maximum number of attendees to be lowered from 750 to 250 people.
Pre-event testing is required when there are more than 100 attendees.
Maximum number of attendees to be capped at 100 pax, or up to 250 with pre-event testing.
10. Museums & Public Libraries:
Operating capacity to be reduced from 65% to 50%.
Tour group size will be reduced from 50 pax to 20 pax.
From 17th May:
People are no longer allowed to use Singpass App or phone's integrated camera to scan venue's QR code.
Instead all entry can only be done by using the scanner on the official TraceTogether App and TraceTogether token.
Identification card (IC) check-ins will be retained only till 31st May.
Therefore, everyone must have either a TraceTogether token or a TraceTogether app. No other modes of entry will be available.
Click here www.gov.sg to find out more regarding the additional Covid-19 community measures from 8-30 May 2021.
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