[COVID-19] Tightening of Selected Safe Management Measures in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) from 19 July 2021

July 18, 2021

As announced at MTF, we need to act quickly to contain the spread of the virus in our community. There will be a tightening of selected Safe Management Measures in Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) from 19 July to 8 August 2021. Details in attached Annex A.

In particular, enterprises should take note of the following:

  • Work-from-home remains the default. However, social and recreational gatherings at the workplace will be disallowed.  F&B should not be served at work-related events.
  • Dining-in at F&B establishments will be dialed back to groups of up to 2 persons.
    • Participating F&B establishments that have put in place the necessary systems can allow for dine-in groups of up to 5 persons. This is optional.
    • Dine-in groups of up to 5 persons allowed if:
      • The individuals are a) fully vaccinated; b)have recovered from COVID-19 (within 270 days); or c) have valid negative pre-event testing (PET) results (in last 24 hours)
      • Children under 12 years do not exceed more than half of dine-in group
    • Details of the different scenarios can be found in attached Annex B.
  • Wedding receptions will continue at group sizes of 5 per table, without the need for the group to be fully vaccinated. It remains at maximum of 250 persons allowed with Pre-Event Testing (PET). For wedding receptions with 50 persons or fewer, PET will be required for the wedding party only.
  • Outdoor (mask-on and mask-off) and indoor mask-on activities can continue in groups of up to 5, in classes up to 50, irrespective of vaccination or test status.
  • Indoor (mask-off high intensity) activities reduced to groups of 2, in classes up to 30 including instructor. This is the same for activities including children aged 12 and below.
    • These activities can continue in groups of up to 5 persons in classes of up to 30 persons provided all individuals in the class are a) fully vaccinated, b) are a recovered patient, c) or have a valid negative COVID-19 test result covering the duration of the class.
  • In view of the tightened safe management measures of various activities until 8 August, the Government will extend the 10% Jobs Support Scheme (JSS) for the a!ected sectors from 26 July 2021 to 8 August 2021. This will provide support to licensed F&B businesses, gyms, fitness studios, performing arts organisations and arts education centres. Details can be found in Annex C.

For more enquiries, please call the our Enterprise Infoline at 6898-1800 or email us at enquiry@enterprisesg.gov.sg. We have extended our operating hours on 17 July 2021 (Saturday) to 8.30am – 12.30pm to address any urgent queries on the new measures.