ENTERING RECOVERY PHASE
Calibrated reopening of Singapore to phase 3 (heightened alert).
- On 10 June 2021, Singapore’s Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) announced the reopening of Singapore in two stages in view of the reduced transmission and numbers of community cases.
- The first stage, on 14 June, and some key pointers include:
- Increase in social gathering group size and number of distinct household visitors, from 2 persons to 5 persons;
- Increase in event size and capacity limits;
- Increase in capacity for attractions, cruises, museums and public libraries, from 25% to 50%.
- For additional details, please refer to the following news announcement.
- The second stage, on 21 June, permits the resumption of dining-in at F&B establishments. Such establishments, however, must comply with the following:
- Ensure group sizes of up to 2 persons only;
- Ensure a safe distance of at least one metre between group of diners;
- Prohibit the sale and consumption of alcohol after 2230 hours daily;
- Prohibit the playing of any form of recorded music or sounds, including background music;
- Ensure employees are to be placed on a regular Fast and Easy Testing (FET) regime using tests such as Antigen Rapid Test (ART), irrespective of their vaccination status.
- For additional details, please refer to the following joint advisory.
- Also, on 10 June, Singapore and Hong Kong announced that they would continue to monitor their COVID-19 situations, before deciding on the launch date for the Air Travel Bubble (ATB) between both countries.