Following the latest spike in Covid-19 instances, the Ministry of Well being (MOH) introduced in the present day (Sept 24) that the group dimension restrict for dining-in at meals and beverage (F&B) retailers might be decreased to 2 vaccinated folks from the present restrict of 5.
Unvaccinated people with a sound detrimental pre-event check consequence, recovered folks, and youngsters aged 12 and beneath could be included within the group of two at F&B retailers.
The principles for dining-in at hawker centres and low outlets stay unchanged.
In line with MOH, the cap on social gatherings will even be decreased to a most of two individuals, from the present restrict of 5. Singaporeans ought to solely attend one social gathering in a day.
In the meantime, households can obtain two distinctive guests a day.
The brand new restrictions will begin from September 27 and final till October 24. MOH will evaluation the measures two weeks after implementation and modify these measures based mostly on the group scenario then.
“We don’t have to return to a heightened alert. However we’ve to do extra to reduce social interactions additional with a purpose to decelerate group transmissions and permit for higher stability,” stated MOH.
Leisure akin to dwell performances, recorded music, and movies or tv screening at F&B retailers will proceed to be prohibited, MOH stated.
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