Government prepares for Phase 3



  • On 20 October, the Ministry of Health announced the safe re-opening toward Phase 3 and the conditions and enablers that will be in place.
  • The use of pre-event COVID-19 testing has been recently piloted for activities that are larger in scale and carry higher risk.
  • Group size for gatherings could be increased from 5 persons to 8 persons. Similarly, the capacity limits in public venues and events could also be increased.
  • The government will continue to strengthen contact tracing regime and expand COVID-19 testing regime to identified community groups, such as stallholders and food delivery personnel.