Filter for Singapore Government Actions to Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

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2020-06-08 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
COVID-Safe Preschools Fund
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2020-06-08 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Regional Screening Centres Set Up to Facilitate Testing
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2020-06-07 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Expanded Surveillance Testing for COVID-19 Surfaces Five Confirmed Cases for Schools
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2020-06-05 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Mosques Reopening Continues with Phase 1B
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2020-06-04 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Eligibility For COVID-19 Support Grant
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2020-06-03 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Additional Loan and Cashflow Support for Landlords and Businesses Affected by COVID-19
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2020-06-02 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Gradual Resumption of Sport and Physical Exercise/ Activity After Circuit Breaker (2 June Onwards)
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2020-06-01 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
the use of masks will continue to be mandatory when people go outside their homes
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2020-05-29 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
New Requirements for Safe Management Measures at the Workplace
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2020-05-29 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Phased Resumption of HDB’s Services and Construction Activities after Circuit Breaker Period
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2020-05-28 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Enhanced Support for Sport Industry to Drive Innovation and Capability Development
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2020-05-28 Out Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Letter to Parents: COVID-Safe ABCs - Back to School with Our New ABCs: Let’s Stay Safe Together
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2020-05-27 Out Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
FWMOMCARE MOBILE APP TO FACILITATE DAILY HEALTH MONITORING for migrant workers
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Gradual Resumption of Religious Activities -
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2020-05-25 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
End of Circuit Breaker: Public Service adopts phased approach to re-opening physical service centres and public facilities
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2020-05-22 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Phased reopeing of health care centers
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2020-05-22 Out Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Post-Circuit Breaker Surveillance for Seniors
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2020-05-22 Out Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Post-Circuit Breaker Measures for Seniors
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2020-05-20 Out Movement restrictions: International flights suspension
Travelers to be Allowed to Transit Through Changi Airport
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2020-05-19 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
End of Circuit Breaker, Phased Approach to Resuming Activities Safely
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2020-05-19 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
School reopening for preschools
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2020-05-15 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Guidance on GRADUAL RESUMPTION OF CONSTRUCTION WORK as on 1 June 2020.
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2020-05-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Healthcare and Education SMEs to Receive More Support for Digitalisation
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2020-05-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Restructuring of Contracts to Provide Initial Payments Ahead of Work Done
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2020-05-14 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
guidance to religious organisations for permitted on-site activities
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2020-05-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
S$6 Million Grant Scheme to Support Singapore FinTech Firms
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2020-05-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Home-Based Food Businesses Allowed to Resume Operations From 12 May 2020
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2020-05-12 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Preparing for the Next Phase
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2020-05-12 Out Lockdown: Partial lockdown
Retail laundry services, barbers and hairdressers (for basic haircut services) and retail of pet supplies can resume operations. Retail outlets of cakes and confectionery, packaged snacks and desserts may be open for takeaway and delivery only. The manufacturing and onsite preparation of all food including cakes and confectionary, ice cream, cocoa, chocolate and chocolate products and other snacks will also be allowed.
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2020-05-10 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Monitor Health of Foreign Workers
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2020-05-09 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
standalone stores (excluding those in hawker centres, food courts and coffeeshops) predominantly selling beverages1 must remain closed during the Circuit Breaker2 period
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2020-05-09 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Safe Management Measures at workplaces. Immediate action should be taken to remedy any non-compliance found during the inspections and checks.
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Everyone must wear a mask when outside of their homes unless exempted under the law. Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, anyone caught not wearing a mask when they leave their residence faces a fine of S$300 for the first offence and S$1,000 for repeat offenders. Those caught trying to bribe their way out of COVID-19 related offences will land themselves in more serious trouble with the law.
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: General recommendations
General recommendations FOR SENIORS DURING COVID-19
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2020-05-08 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Testing FOR SENIORS DURING COVID-19
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2020-05-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
E-Commerce Booster Package
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2020-05-06 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
We will gradually re-open more workplaces, taking into account their importance to the economy and global supply chains, their contribution to local employment and their ability to minimise risks of transmission at their workplaces. MTI will not require businesses in para 2 to seek exemption from MTI individually before resuming operations. Instead, MTI will grant them a class exemption to resume business during this period.
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2020-05-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
APEC economies agree to keep markets open and trade flowing
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: General recommendations
advisories on ensuring sustainability of outsourced sectors affected by COVID-19
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Greater Observance of Safe Distancing Measures in Foreign Worker Housing
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2020-05-06 Out Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
Guidelines for gradual resumption of business operations
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2020-05-06 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
all staff, patrons and delivery personnel on the premises of businesses must have their masks on
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2020-05-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Temporary Relief Measures for Property Sector due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic
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2020-05-05 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
programmes to help more seniors receive the knowledge, training and support they need to use technology to stay engaged, productive and entertained during this circuit breaker period. This is part of IMDA’s continual efforts in enhancing online accessibility to enable individuals, especially seniors, to carry out their daily tasks and social activities from their homes.
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2020-05-04 In Public health measures: Testing policy
asymptomatic testing selectively, for priority groups. Currently test asymptomatic young children, if they are in the same household as COVID-19 patients, since they may not be able to articulate their symptoms well. A key priority is to protect vulnerable groups.
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2020-05-03 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
School Meal Subsidies to Continue Till End of Circuit Breaker Extension
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2020-05-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
economic and housing support for staff for all homes serving the elderly
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2020-05-02 In Socio-economic measures: Emergency administrative structures activated or established
EASING THE TIGHTER CIRCUIT BREAKER MEASURES, PREPARING FOR GRADUAL RESUMPTION OF ACTIVITY AFTER 1 JUNE. Administrative/legal framework outlined
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2020-05-02 In Public health measures: Testing policy
tests for staff and residents for all homes serving the elderly
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2020-05-01 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Extension of Stay-Home Notices for Work Permit and S Pass Holders in Construction Sector. Originally scheduled to end 4 May, an extension of the SHN by a further 14 days to cover another incubation cycle will help to break the cycle of transmission. They will now serve their SHN until 18 May 2020, 2359 hours.
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Fee Offset for Extended Circuit Breaker Period (5 May – 1 June) for Those at Childcare Centres
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
MaritimeSG Together Package for Maritime companies, individuals, and seafarers
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2020-04-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
MAS and Financial Industry Provide Additional Support for Individuals
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2020-04-28 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
New medical strategy for COVID-19 from the Multi-Ministry Taskforce
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2020-04-27 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
SCALING UP OF COVID-19 TESTING
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2020-04-25 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Updated advisory on salary and leave arrangements during Circuit Breaker
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2020-04-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
further support tourism businesses and workers
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2020-04-24 Out Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
Port Authorities Signed Declaration to Keep Ports Open to Seaborne Trade to Support Fight Against the COVID-19 Pandemic. Through this joint declaration, the signatories are committed to work together and ensure that: (1) Merchant ships can continue to berth at port terminals to carry out cargo operations and keep the global supply chain going; (2) Best practices are adopted, according to national circumstances, including precautionary measures for the shipping community, advisories and assistance for shore personnel and ship crew, and safe handling of cargoes during this period; and (3) Port authorities continue to share experiences in combating COVID-19 while safeguarding unimpeded maritime trade.
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2020-04-24 In Public health measures: Psychological assistance and medical social work
Inter-agency advisory on supporting mental well-being of workers under COVID-19 work arrangements
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2020-04-23 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Further Measures to Help Companies During Extended Circuit Breaker. The Government will extend the Job Support Scheme (JSS) wage subsidy of 75% for all sectors for the month of May 2020.
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2020-04-22 Out Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Comencement of provisions relating to temporary reliefs under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act ("COVID-19 Act") from 20 April 2020. The COVID-19 Act imposes a moratorium on certain legal actions, so that parties have time to negotiate and work out their differences without the threat or uncertainty of legal proceedings.
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2020-04-22 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) will extend existing circuit breaker measures for [police / military] training until 1 June 2020 in tandem with the extension of the nationwide COVID-19 circuit breaker period (CBP).
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2020-04-22 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
From 2359 hours, 21 April 2020, we will no longer allow daily movement of workers in and out of all dormitories (i.e. Purpose Built Dormitories, Factory Converted Dormitories, Construction Temporary Quarters and Temporary Occupation Licence quarters. Employers must continue to work with the dormitory operators to ensure the wellbeing of the workers in the dormitories, including taking care of their food and other daily needs.
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2020-04-21 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Tightening Safe Distancing Measures at Food & Beverage Establishments, parks, gardens and nature reserves
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2020-04-21 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Mid-year Holidays Brought Forward as Schools Adjust Academic Calendar; Institutes of Higher Learning to Extend Home-based Learning
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2020-04-21 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
To provide additional assurance to the public and its workers, NLT will require its workers to wear face shields where practical, in addition to face masks.
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2020-04-21 Out Social distancing: Closure of businesses and public services
Lifting of Suspension for Netlink Trust ("NLT") Service Orders. We note that NLT has reminded its contractors to regularly sanitise their hands before and after jobs, as well as take extra care in cleaning up their work sites.
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2020-04-21 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Tighter measures will be in place minimally for a two-week period from 21 April 2020 until 4 May 2020 (inclusive). In view of the current situation, the Taskforce will also extend the circuit breaker period by another 4 weeks until 1 June 2020 (inclusive).
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2020-04-20 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
interest rate of 0.1% to help banks and finance companies lower cost of loans to SMEs
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2020-04-20 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LITTLE TREASURES CHILDCARE (WOODLANDS) PTE. LIMITED AT 848 WOODLANDS STREET 82 #01-175 SINGAPORE 730848 ("CENTRE"). ECDA has directed that the Centre be temporarily closed from 20 April 2020 to 21 April 2020. This covers the 14-day incubation period as the child was last in the Centre on 7 April 2020.
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2020-04-18 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Funding For Cooked Food Stallholders Who Sign Up For Food Delivery Services
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2020-04-18 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Precautionary stay-home notices for work permit and S pass holders in construction sector
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2020-04-17 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
More Subsidised Solutions To Support Working From Home For Businesses
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2020-04-16 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Measures to provide real estate investment trusts listed on the Singapore Exchange (S-REITs) with greater flexibility to manage their cash flows and raise funds amid a challenging operating environment due to COVID-19. These comprise an extension of the deadline for distribution of taxable income by MOF and IRAS, as well as a raising of the leverage limit and deferment of new regulatory requirements by MAS.
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Ambassadors and EOs can also be identified through red Safe Distancing Ambassador and Enforcement Officer passes respectively. Enforcement Officers may also wear a red armband. EOs are not allowed, and would never ask you, to pay the fine on the spot.
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2020-04-16 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Maritime workers must wear a mask when not in his or her ordinary place of resident. However, he or she need not wear the mask when carrying out, in the course of employment, an activity that requires that no mask may be worn or that the mask must be removed to carry out that activity. Examples of such activity are welding and diving.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Announced equal distribution of fees for Singaporean preschools. Preschools to provide parents with 50% nett fee offset for affected Singaporean children, while parents bear the remaining 50% of fees.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
a Declaration on Trade in Essential Goods for Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
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2020-04-15 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary closure of Learning Vision, after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. As a precautionary measure, ECDA has directed that the Centre be temporarily closed from 16 April 2020 to 23 April 2020. This covers the 14-day incubation period as the staff was last in the Centre on 9 April 2020.
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2020-04-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Adjust the operations of bus and train services this week, with effect from Wednesday, 15 April for buses and Friday, 17 April for trains. In so doing, LTA and the operators will ensure that there is sufficient space for commuters to maintain safe distancing from one another.
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2020-04-15 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
a Declaration on Trade in Essential Goods for Combating the COVID-19 Pandemic
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Help media companies benefit from more production project opportunities and reduced operating costs, as well as assist media professionals and freelancers build up their resilience through training and upskilling. These are part of the ongoing national efforts to protect jobs and livelihoods.
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2020-04-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Joint Ministerial Statement affirming commitment to ensuring supply chain connectivity amidst the COVID-19 situation
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2020-04-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Complimentary access to a nine-hour online training course on leveraging a company’s intellectual property (IP) assets for business growth, from 13 April 2020 to 4 May 2020, which coincides with Singapore’s COVID-19 ‘Circuit Breaker’ period.
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2020-04-13 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
all personnel engaged in the sale and preparation of food and drinks at all SFA-licensed food establishments to wear masks or other forms of physical barriers (e.g. face shields) in order to safeguard public health and prevent food contamination. Under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act passed in Parliament on 7 April 2020, first-time offenders will face a fine of up to S$10,000, imprisonment of up to six months, or both. Subsequent offences may face a fine of up to S$20,000, imprisonment of up to twelve months, or both.
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2020-04-11 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
To ensure that foreign workers receive their salaries during the Circuit Breaker, all employers with workers residing in dormitories are now required3 to pay salaries electronically, i.e. through General Interbank Recurring Order (GIRO) or direct bank transfer.
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2020-04-11 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Singapore to Add Floating Accommodation to Range of Housing for Foreign Workers, in efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 among Foreign Workers.
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2020-04-11 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Closure Of ICA Building For Disinfection 11 April through 13 April.
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2020-04-11 In Public health measures: Testing policy
All foreign workers will have to go through the necessary health checks including swab tests before boarding the floating accommodations.
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2020-04-10 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Patrons Urged To Wear Masks When Visiting Markets
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2020-04-09 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
The collection of reusable masks for residents with registered home_x000D_ addresses started on 5 April 2020, and will end on 12 April 2020. As of 9 April 2020, 6.00pm, about 3.52 million masks had been collected. Those who need the reusable masks but have yet to collect them should do so by Sunday, 12 April 2020, from their designated Community Clubs/Centres or Residents’ Committee Centres. Residents can use the Mask Go Where website (www.maskgowhere.sg) to find out where they can collect their reusable masks. The collection centres are also open on Good Friday, 10 April 2020, from 10am to 9pm.
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2020-04-09 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Expansion of the enhanced Stay-Home-Notice requirements to all countries. All returnees who disregarded prevailing travel advisories and left Singapore from 27 March 2020, would be required to bear the full cost of their 14-day SHN at dedicated SHN facilities.
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2020-04-09 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic support for Food Delivery businesses to diversify operations. This is to assist with the influx of transactions made during the lockdown, from 7 April to 4 May.
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2020-04-09 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Additional Safe Distancing Measures on public transport.
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2020-04-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
S$125 million support package to sustain and strengthen capabilities in the financial services and FinTech sectors amid the current economic slump. The support package will help to position financial institutions (FIs) and FinTech firms for stronger growth when the threat of COVID-19 recedes and economic activity normalises.
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2020-04-08 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
a series of proactive Connectivity, Content and Accessibility initiatives to support the nation through this period, including access to more content options across a range of languages. The initiatives will ensure that everyone can go online for daily tasks and social activities. IMDA will help to ensure that all who need to, can stay connected from the safety of their homes, whether for telecommuting, home-based learning, accessing information and entertainment, or staying in touch with family and friends.
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2020-04-07 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Temporary Requisition of Resources. The Requisition of Resources Act (RORA) allows for the requisition of land, property or services needed to ramp up our healthcare capacity and public health capabilities.
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2020-04-07 In Lockdown: Partial lockdown
all non-essential activities must be suspended, from 7 April to 4 May 2020. All financial markets in Singapore remain open, and payment services are unaffected. Port of Singapore remains open. First-time offenders will face a fine of up to S$10,000, imprisonment of up to six months, or both. Subsequent offences may face a fine of up to S$20,000, imprisonment of up to twelve months, or both.
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2020-04-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
MAS to adjust selected regulatory requirements and supervisory programmes to enable financial institutions (FIs) to focus on dealing with issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting their customers during this difficult period.
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2020-04-07 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Retail establishments that are permitted to remain open must adhere to safe distancing measures by putting in place a crowd and queue management system to minimise crowds within their premises. First-time offenders will face a fine of up to S$10,000, imprisonment of up to six months, or both. Subsequent offences may face a fine of up to S$20,000, imprisonment of up to twelve months, or both.
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
MEWR will be deploying Safe Distancing Ambassadors, Enforcement officers across Singapore to enforce safe distancing during the duration of the elevated safe distancing measures. Non-compliance is an offence. Enforcement officers from the Agencies will be conducting compliance inspections and stern actions will be taken against any member of public found in breach of safe distancing measures.
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2020-04-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Reduced ERP charges to be implemented on 6 April. In view of the elevated set of safe distancing measures, LTA will cease ERP charging at all gantries from Monday, 6 April 2020 at 0000 hours. LTA will resume the charging of ERP when the elevated set of safe distancing measures are lifted.
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2020-04-06 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Economic measures, outlined in speech from the Minister of Finance on Singapore’s Solidarity Budget
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary Closure Of MY World Preschool Pte Ltd (YM0183) after a student member tested positive. ECDA has directed that the Centres be temporarily closed from 6 April 2020 to 15 April 2020. This covers the 14-day incubation period as the child was last in the Centre on 1 April 2020. In addition, all affected staff and children will be placed on a Leave of Absence during the closure period.
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary Closure Of after a staff member tested positive. ECDA has directed that the Centres be temporarily closed from 6 April 2020 to 15 April 2020. This covers the 14-day incubation period as the child was last in the Centre on 1 April 2020. In addition, all affected staff and children will be placed on a Leave of Absence during the closure period.
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2020-04-06 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
ECDA has extended the closure of the Little Gems Preschool Pte Ltd to 17 April 2020, after 2 people there tested positive for COVID-19.
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2020-04-05 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary Closure Of Little Gems Preschool Pte Ltd after a staff member tested positive. (Case was later confirmed positive.) ECDA has directed that the Centres be temporarily closed from 5 April 2020 to 14 April 2020. This covers the 14-day incubation period as the staff was last in the Centre on 31 March 2020. In addition, all affected staff and children will be placed on a Leave of Absence during the closure period.
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2020-04-05 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Additional measures to minimise further spread of COVID-19 within foreign worker dormitories
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2020-04-04 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Isolation measures extended. All Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and Long Term Pass holders returning from ASEAN countries, France, India and Switzerland from 5 April 2020, 2359 hours will be required to serve a 14-day self-isolation at dedicated Stay-Home Notice (SHN) facilities. This arrangement will continue to apply to returnees from the UK and US.
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2020-04-04 In Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
places of worship may continue to conduct funeral rites. Funerals and wakes should involve no more than 10 persons at any one time (excluding religious and other supporting workers, which must be kept to a minimum)
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2020-04-04 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Food Delivery Booster Package (created by ESG) to support F&B businesses to transform their business models and meet the needs of digitally-connected consumers.
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Psychological assistance and medical social work
Extension of the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) Chronic subsidy and MediSave for the regular follow-up of seven chronic conditions through video consultation to support the safe distancing measures the Multi-Ministry Taskforce has implemented. These chronic conditions are diabetes, hypertension, lipid disorder, major depression, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and anxiety. Patients with these conditions can generally be managed through video consultations without physical examination if these conditions are stable.
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2020-04-03 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Symptom Checker launched to inform and help the Singapore public navigate care options
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2020-04-03 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Employers and lorry owners must adopt safe distancing measures at the back of lorries
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2020-04-02 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
launch two new media platforms - Gov.sg Telegram and Twitter. These platforms will complement its Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp platforms and offer more options for the public to get information on COVID-19.
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2020-04-02 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary Closure Of My First Skool Located At 49 Rivervale Crescent, Singapore 544576 ("Centre")
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2020-04-01 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
all schools will conduct one day of HBL a week. External activities and those that involve mingling of students across schools will also remain suspended for the rest of Term 2.
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2020-04-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Owners or managers of premises with confirmed COVID-19 cases can apply for assistance to defray part of the cleaning and disinfection costs. Since March 2020, the government agencies have defrayed 100% of the certification fees for the SG Clean quality mark, and will continue to waive the certification fees for more than 32,000 premises this year, as well as continue to support their re-certification in 2021 at no cost, for premises to maintain good cleanliness and hygiene standards.
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2020-03-31 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
measures to help ease the financial strain on individuals and SMEs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The package has three components: (1) help individuals meet their loan and insurance commitments; (2) support SMEs with continued access to bank credit and insurance cover; and (3) ensure interbank funding markets remain liquid and well-functioning.
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2020-03-30 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
Entry Approval Required For All Long-Term Pass Holders. They can do so by submitting their application for entry to ICA_nCoV_request@ica.gov.sg.
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2020-03-30 In Public health measures: Amendments to funeral and burial regulations
Safe distancing measures at wholesale markets
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2020-03-27 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
All travellers must Submit Health Declaration Via The SG Arrival Card E-Service. Penalties for non-compliance are legal action, fines, imprisonment, and/or visa cancellations/not-allowed to enter into the country ever again. (See 2nd link for more details)
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
all gatherings outside of work and school will be limited to 10 persons or less with effect from 26 Mar 2020, 2359 hrs to 30 Apr 2020. all congregational worship and religious services will be suspended from 26 Mar 2020, 2359 hrs to 30 Apr 2020.
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
For museums. All public events and gatherings must be deferred or cancelled, regardless of size. This includes both ticketed and non-ticketed events and gatherings, including concerts, performances, and other productions. This is a tightening of the previous requirement where all events and gatherings were to be limited to fewer than 250 participants.
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2020-03-27 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
nightlife operators must continue to strictly implement safe distancing measures
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2020-03-26 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
property tax rebate of up to 100% for non-residential properties, for the tax payable in 2020.
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2020-03-26 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Private Bus Support Package (PBSP) amounting to an estimated S$23 million of targeted support for this industry.
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2020-03-26 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
returnees from the United Kingdom and United States of America will serve their 14-day SHN in dedicated facilities. The penalty for an offence under the SHN Regulations is a fine of up to $10,000 or imprisonment of up to six months or both.
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2020-03-25 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
preventing congregations of foreign workers (FWs) and foreign domestic workers (FDWs)
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2020-03-25 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
government columbaria will close on weekends and public holidays until 26 April 2020. The Qing Ming Festival takes place on 4 April 2020 this year, with the peak period expected to last between 21 March to 19 April 2020
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2020-03-25 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
all new and existing work pass holders (including dependants) planning to enter Singapore from Malaysia, to obtain MOM’s approval before they commence their journey.
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2020-03-24 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
No entry or transit through Singapore for all short-term visitors, with limited entry for work pass holders
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2020-03-24 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Mosques to remain closed until further notice
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Further Measures to Help Companies Cope with COVID-19 Situation
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2020-03-24 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Support for arts and culture sector
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2020-03-23 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Financial Institutions to Adopt Safe Distancing Measures
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2020-03-21 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees arriving in Singapore after March 20 are required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: General recommendations
General advisory for workplaces and frontline workers in response to confirmed cases of local transmission
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Launch of new app for contact tracing
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2020-03-20 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents, Long-Term Pass Holders) arriving in Singapore after 20 March 2020, 2359 hours will be required to go on a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN). Employees on SHN must stay at home and avoid social contact. Employers and employees must ensure that employees behave responsibly during the SHN period. MOM may take action against the employer and/or employee if they do not discharge their responsibility. On 9 February, MOM revoked work passes privileges of 6 employers for violating Leave of Absence requirements.
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2020-03-20 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All events and gatherings with 250 or more participants in attendance at any one time must be suspended. This is an expansion of the previous requirement for ticketed cultural, sports and entertainment events to be limited to fewer than 250 participants. Until 30 June 2020.
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2020-03-19 Out Social distancing: Schools closure 
Schools and Kindergartens to Re-Open with Enhanced Precautionary Measures
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2020-03-18 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Singaporeans are advised to defer all travel abroad with immediate effect. This supercedes our earlier advisory announced on 15 March to defer all non-essential travel abroad.
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Singaporean students studying overseas encouraged to consider returning home soon.
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2020-03-17 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees arriving in Singapore after March 16 and have travel history within the prior 14 days to ASEAN countries, Japan, Switzerland and the United Kingdom are required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice
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2020-03-16 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees arriving in Singapore after March 15 and have travel history within the prior 14 days to Italy, France, Germany and Spain are required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice
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2020-03-16 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
VR: all new visitors with recent travel history to Italy, France, Spain and Germany within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore.
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Institutes of Higher Learning to Suspend All Official Overseas Placements
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary Closure of MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru)
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
MOH has advised the public to defer all travel abroad.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
MOH has advised the public to defer all travel abroad.
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Singaporeans are advised to defer all non-essential travel abroad. This advisory will apply for 30 days, and will be reviewed thereafter.
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2020-03-15 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
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2020-03-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Home office, temperature regular checks.
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2020-03-13 In Movement restrictions: Border closure 
BC: Singapore will cease port calls for all cruise vessels
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
All ticketed cultural, sports and entertainment events, with 250 participants or more, are to be deferred or cancelled. For all other mass gatherings including private functions and religious services, organisers are advised to reduce the scale of events to below 250 participants where possible.
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2020-03-13 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Social distancing measures at preschools, now including limiting group activities.
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2020-03-12 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Employers are also required to notify MOM if they implement any cost-saving measures during this period that affects the employees’ monthly salaries, and indicate that they have done so fairly.
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2020-03-12 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
Closing and disinfecting of some mosques. Friday prayers at all mosques on 13 Mar 2020 will be suspended.
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2020-03-12 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
all air crew (pilots and cabin crew) and passengers on business aviation aircraft will be required to make a health declaration under the Infectious Diseases Act before they are permitted to depart for Singapore. Air crew and passengers of business aviation aircraft who make false declarations can be prosecuted under Singapore law, including the Infectious Diseases Act. Business aviation aircraft passengers and air crew members on non-medevac flights who exhibit fever and/or other symptoms of respiratory illness upon arrival and who are non-Singapore residents will not be allowed to enter Singapore. The penalties for such false declarations include imprisonment and/or fines.
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2020-03-11 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Advisory for businesses on managing excess manpower through flexible work schedules
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2020-03-07 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Suspension of senior-centric activities for 14 days
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2020-03-05 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
MOM will require all work pass holders (including dependants) with travel history to South Korea, northern Italy1, or Iran within the last 14 days and planning to enter/return to Singapore, to obtain MOM’s approval before they commence their journey. This is regardless of the nationality of the work pass holder.
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2020-03-05 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees arriving in Singapore after March 4 and have travel history within the prior 14 days to Iran, northern Italy or South Korea are required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice
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2020-03-04 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
All incoming travellers are required to undergo a COVID-19 swab test, regardless of travel history.
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2020-03-04 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
Temporary Closure Of Creative O Preschoolers’ Bay
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2020-03-03 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Singaporeans are advised to defer non-essential travel to Iran, northern Italy, Japan and the Republic of Korea. Singaporeans should note that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ advisory issued on 8 January 2020 against travelling to or remaining in Iran due to rising tensions in the Middle East remains in place.
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2020-03-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
For a period of six months starting from 2 March 2020, companies in these sectors will be allowed to hire existing PRC Work Permit holders (WPH) who are in Singapore, with the agreement of their current employers.
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2020-02-28 In Social distancing: Schools closure 
One-Day Suspension of Classes and Activities at Raffles Institution and MOE Language Centre (Bishan)
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2020-02-28 In Public health measures: General recommendations
General recs on protocol if confirmed or suspected case of covid-19 is detected at workplace
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2020-02-27 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees arriving in Singapore after February 26 and have travel history within the prior 14 days to Daegu city and Cheongdo county (South Korea) are required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice
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2020-02-27 In Public health measures: General recommendations
General recs on using masks in food industry
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2020-02-27 In Movement restrictions: Additional health/documents requirements upon arrival
MOM will require all work pass holders (including dependants) with travel history to the Daegu city and Cheongdo county within the last 14 days and planning to enter/return to Singapore to obtain MOM’s approval before they commence their journey.
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2020-02-27 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
All new visitors with recent travel history to Daegu and Cheongdo within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore.
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2020-02-26 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
Employers required to use online facility for entry approval of workers. Will be limited depending upon current/active visa restrictions.
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2020-02-23 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
All travellers should monitor their health closely for two weeks upon return to Singapore and seek medical attention promptly if they feel unwell.
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2020-02-19 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
new "Stay-Home Notice" (SHN) for Singapore residents and long-term pass holders returning to Singapore from mainland China (outside of Hubei).
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2020-02-19 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
All employees (read: workers) arriving in Singapore after February 18 and have travel history within the prior 14 days to Mainland China (excluding Hubei province) are required to serve a 14-day Stay-Home Notice
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2020-02-18 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) to focus our primary care efforts to better detect and manage COVID-19 infections. They were activated previously to deal with haze and the H1N1 influenza pandemic. These preparedness clinics provide subsidised treatment, investigations and medications during outbreaks, and play an important role during public health outbreaks.
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2020-02-15 In Public health measures: General recommendations
businesses are advised to cancel or defer nonessential large-scale events to reduce the risk of community transmission of COVID-19. Large scale events refer to events with more than 1000 attendees.
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2020-02-15 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
Military bases will be subject to temperature screening and travel declarations. If positive, they will be denied entry to the site.
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2020-02-14 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
MOH advises that worship services may continue, but with appropriate precautionary measures
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2020-02-14 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Banks and insurers in Singapore announced to support their customers who may be facing financial difficulties brought about by the impact of the ongoing 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
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2020-02-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
$77 million Point-to-Point Support Package (PPSP) to help taxi and PHC drivers through this difficult period.
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2020-02-13 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Econ measures to assist healthcare workers who are denied leave or receive notice of cancelled leave due to need for COVID-19
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2020-02-11 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
The Tourism Recovery Action Task Force, or TRAC, will map out recovery strategies and plans for tourism in Singapore. The taskforce will comprise tourism leaders from both the private and public sectors, to leverage the strengths of both sectors and to coordinate recovery efforts. Their work will include identifying opportunities arising from the nCoV crisis, driving and implementing measures to instil confidence in Singapore’s tourism establishments, as well as co-creating and initiating recovery plans.
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2020-02-11 In Movement restrictions: Checkpoints within the country
Testing taxi operators temperature daily. Taxi drivers whose temperature fall within the acceptable range will receive a sticker for the day (see Annex) to indicate that their temperatures have been checked. Taxi drivers who are identified to be unwell will be asked to seek medical attention immediately and visit the doctor.
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2020-02-11 In Public health measures: General recommendations
All employers and employment agencies are strongly urged to defer bringing Foreign Domestic Workers into Singapore
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2020-02-11 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
300,000 surgical masks for the P2P operators to distribute to active taxi and PHC drivers.
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2020-02-10 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Make arrangements for residents on LOA to reside together with others on LOA, in a section of the dormitory that is separate from other residents.In the event that this is not possible, there should be dedicated rooms for them. These should not be the rooms that are set up for quarantine purposes
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2020-02-10 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Suspend all mass activities to minimise risk of infections among residents among workers dormitories
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2020-02-08 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Social distancing measures at preschools, now including limiting visitors and staff.
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2020-02-07 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
schools will suspend inter-school and external activities till the end of the March school holidays
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2020-02-07 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Preschools and social/ eldercare services will limit the number of visitors to their premises.
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2020-02-07 In Public health measures: Other public health measures enforced
MOH will be implementing temperature screening and closer controls of entry points into the hospitals. Hospitals will introduce measures to care for patients with pneumonia separately from other patients, to reduce risk of transmission
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2020-02-07 In Public health measures: General recommendations
"We advise event organisers to cancel or defer non-essential large-scale events. For those who choose to proceed, they should take all necessary precautions."
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2020-02-07 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Businesses to establish continuity plans. Government organized supportive documents, coaching guides, etc. to help organize businesses. Later document from MAS said to "anticipate and be prepared to manage any increase in demand for certain financial services, such as cash withdrawal or online financial services".
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2020-02-05 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
additional precautionary measures to minimise congregation of students in large numbers
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2020-02-04 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
eldercare facilities will also suspend external excursions and large scale gatherings.
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2020-02-04 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
List of Household Products and Active Ingredients for Disinfection of the COVID-19 Virus
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2020-02-03 In Public health measures: General recommendations
General hygiene recommendations for premise owners and operators
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2020-02-03 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
The Government has received feedback of landlords evicting tenants who are placed on LOA or HQO, and based on their nationality. Guidelines are available for landlords to adopt should they have a tenant who is on home quarantine or LOA. There is no need for landlords to evict persons who are serving their HQO or LOA. Landlords found to have irresponsibly evicted their residents may face restrictions and even be barred from renting out their flats to foreign work pass holders in future.
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2020-02-03 In Public health measures: Testing policy
Health checks at preschools
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2020-02-02 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
All new visitors with recent travel history to mainland China within the last 14 days will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or to transit through Singapore. In the same context, with immediate effect, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) will suspend the issuance of all forms of new visas to those with PRC passports. We will also suspend Singapore’s status as a visa-free transit facility for those with PRC passports.
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2020-02-02 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
STB announced that it will waive licence fees for hotels, travel agents and tourist guides, and defray enhanced cleaning costs of hotels that provided accommodation to confirmed and suspected cases of nCoV infections.
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2020-02-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
the Government will provide targeted support to the sectors that have been more directly affected
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2020-02-01 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
support package for quarantined taxi drivers and private-hire car operators
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2020-02-01 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Launched FAQ page
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2020-02-01 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
Government will issue four surgical masks to all local Singapore household in public and private estates. Priority will be given to areas with high numbers of vulnerable residents, rental block residents and Pioneer Generation residents.
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2020-01-31 In Socio-economic measures: Limit product imports/exports
importers only need to notify us of their intention to import medical devices, and provide information on the brand and quantity of the devices to be imported into Singapore.
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2020-01-30 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Econ measures against profiteering off the epidemic. Failure to comply with the request for information can be liable to be fined up to $10,000 for the first offence, and up to $20,000 for the second and subsequent offences.
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2020-01-29 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Operators of food establishments are advised to maintain high standards of hygiene and cleanliness to safeguard public health and instill confidence in customers to dine at the premises. Staff should monitor their health and report to their supervisor.
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2020-01-29 In Movement restrictions: Visa restrictions
From 29 January 2020, 12pm, all new visitors with recent Hubei travel history within the last 14 days, or those with PRC passports issued in Hubei, will not be allowed entry into Singapore, or transit through Singapore.
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2020-01-29 In Socio-economic measures: Economic measures
Quarantine Order Allowance Scheme is set up to mitigate financial impact for those who have been served Quarantine Orders under thevInfectious Diseases Act. Under the QOA scheme, claims of $100 per day can be made by two groups: (i) Self-employed; or (ii) Employers, who have employees issued with Quarantine Orders
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2020-01-28 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Preschool employees & children returning from China should monitor their health and declare their travel history
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2020-01-28 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Preschools are to implement a Leave of Absence (LOA) of 14 days for employees and preschool children returning from Mainland China
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2020-01-25 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Guidelines on cleaning and disinfecting residences
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2020-01-25 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Guidelines on cleaning and disinfecting public spaces
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2020-01-24 In Public health measures: Requirement to wear protective gear in public
Those with respiratory symptoms such as cough or runny nose should be socially responsible and wear a mask when they need to go out. Masks are generally not needed for protection of people who are well.
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2020-01-24 In Movement restrictions: Border checks 
expanding border controls to include land and sea checkpoints.
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2020-01-24 In Movement restrictions: Surveillance and monitoring
Monitoring travel of staff and children at schools
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2020-01-23 In Public health measures: General recommendations
Additional guidelines for Preschools released
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2020-01-22 In Public health measures: General recommendations
MOH advises travellers to avoid non-essential travel to Wuhan
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2020-01-22 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Widened criteria for isolation to include (1) pneumonia and travel history to China within 14 days before onset of symptoms; or (2) acute respiratory infection who had been to any hospital in China, within 14 days before onset of symptoms.
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2020-01-22 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
the Ministry of Health (MOH) will expand temperature screening at Changi Airport and issue Health Advisory Notices for all inbound travellers on flights arriving from China from 22 January 2020.
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2020-01-20 In Public health measures: Isolation and quarantine policies
Individuals with pneumonia and travel history to Wuhan within 14 days before onset of symptoms will be isolated in hospital as a precautionary measure to prevent transmission
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2020-01-20 In Social distancing: Limit public gatherings
Socal distancing encourages. "If you’re sick, don’t go out."
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2020-01-03 In Public health measures: Health screenings in airports and border crossings
temperature screening will be implemented at Changi airport for inbound travellers arriving on flights from Wuhan, and suspected cases will be referred to hospitals for further assessment.
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2020-01-02 In Public health measures: Strengthening the public health system
alerted all medical practitioners to be vigilant to look out for suspected cases with pneumonia who have recently returned from Wuhan. Suspect cases with fever and acute respiratory illness or pneumonia and with travel history to Wuhan within 14 days before onset of symptoms will be isolated as a precautionary measure to prevent transmission.
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2020-01-02 In Public health measures: Awareness campaigns
Health advisory posters for all travellers will be put up at Changi Airport, and a health advisory will be provided to all inbound travelers on flights from Wuhan.
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