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Emphasizing Circuit Breaker measure for markets and hawker centres:

[Sent by Gov.sg – 8 Apr]

COVID-19: Circuit breaker measures at hawker centres and markets

– Keep at least 1m away from others
– SG Clean Ambassadors will be there to assist

At hawker centres
🍽 Dining in not allowed
🥡 Take-aways or food deliveries only
♻ Bring your own container

At markets
🧺 Buy only what you need
⏰ Try to visit on weekdays and avoid peak periods (7.30-10am)
👵 Elderly should avoid going to markets. Others should shop for them

⛔ Non-compliance of measures is an offence – offenders will face fines or imprisonment
go.gov.sg/circuitbreaker-mewr

Support for S’poreans through COVID-19
🧮 Help with family expenses, social services: go.gov.sg/solidarity-families
📒 Saving jobs, aid for self-employed: go.gov.sg/solidarity-workers
📊Support for business costs and credit: go.gov.sg/solidarity-businesses

Update on the number of cases in Singapore:

[Sent by Gov.sg]

COVID-19: 8 Apr update

New cases: 142
– Imported: 2
– Local cases (linked): 68 (40 cases linked to clusters at foreign worker dorms; 28 linked to non-dorm clusters/cases)
– Pending contact tracing: 72

Total cases: 1,623
– Hospitalised: 669 (29 in ICU)
– In isolation, private hospitals*: 542
– Fatalities: 6
– Total discharged: 406 (Discharged today: 29)

More: go.gov.sg/moh8apr

*Patients doing well but still testing positive for the virus are moved to Community Isolation Facilities and private hospitals

Stay at home as much as possible

✅ Allowed:
– Visiting family members for daily needs, caring for elderly parents or informal childcare
– Exercise alone or with others who live with you in an open-air stadium, public park but keep at least 1 metre apart

❌ Not allowed
– Social gatherings with family/friends who do not live together (eg. private parties, gathering at HDB void deck)
– Dining out

Non-compliance
Fine up to $10,000 and/or jail up to 6 mths

Government also gazetted a new law in 7 Apr 2020, COVID-19 (TEMPORARY MEASURES) ACT 2020. Under this act, you can go out of your residence, only if:

  1. To go to work in essential business
  2. To work in specified schools or child care centers
  3. To send your child to childcare centers if you are an essential service staff
  4. To care for disabled and elderly people
  5. To buy essential items
  6. To get medical attention
  7. To exercise: go for a jog or a walk in open air environment. Keep safe distance from others
  8. To enlist/book in for NSFs
  9. To move house
  10. To leave Singapore for urgent need. Be aware of previous Govt. rulings on this
  11. To comply with the law: applied to those who need to go to the court, or enforcement officers to do their duties
  12. To seek help or for emergency

Incidents of flouting this new law already reported in the news:

Stay safe, stay healthy and stay home everyone!

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