Singapore to move back to ‘phase 3’

However, work from home must remain the default arrangement

Singapore to move back to ‘phase 3’

The Ministry of Health today announced that Singapore will move back to phase 3 from June 14 onwards but will remain on ‘heightened alert’. The country will see more restrictions ease from June 21 if the COVID-19 situation remains under control.

Work from home, however, will remain the default arrangement. “Employers should ensure that employees who are able to work from home continue to do so,” Minister Lawrence Wong said in a COVID task force press conference. “We think that’s still necessary in order to minimise movement and to minimise risk.”

Read more: Singapore forced back into ‘phase 2’ of COVID

Below are some of the changes that will take place.

From June 14

  • Up to five people can meet for social gatherings
  • You can have up to two gatherings a day
  • Each household can receive five visitors per day

From June 21

  • Dining in may resume, with restrictions in place
  • Mask-off activities such as indoor sports or gym activities can resume, with restrictions
  • More events can resume and have more attendees, with pre-event testing
  • Attractions, museums and libraries can operate at an increased capacity of 50%

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