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Coronavirus (covid-19) Closures & Cancellations

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Closures & Cancellations

Due to the rapidly changing events around the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic around the world, there have been significant impacts on travel around the globe. Many tourist attractions have been temporarily closed and upcoming events have either been cancelled or postponed to a later date in the year.

While we will endeavour to ensure that our website has the most up to date information from all of the different attractions and events, we can only share information that has been released from the attraction owners and event organisers.

We encourage you all to check the official information sources for the most recent and up-to-date information (ie Official websites, Facebook Pages, Google, etc). Additional to this, please feel free to reach out to the owners/organisers via the phone numbers or email addresses listed on the pages. We are also free to answer any questions you may have.

Please refer to the official government news sources for the most accurate and up to date information on the virus, along with how this may impact you. The Government of Singapore’s Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) can be found at: https://www.moh.gov.sg/covid-19

With the latest advisory on safe distancing measures, the impacts are as follows:

Public Entertainment Venues

·         All bars and entertainment venues including night clubs, discos, cinemas, theatres, and karaoke outlets are to be closed.

·         Activities in food and beverage venues such as live music or karaoke, which are likely to cause patrons to congregate will have to cease.

·         Organised tours in public venues (e.g., sightseeing or guided walking tours) are to be suspended.

Faith-based Activities

·       All religious services and congregations will be suspended. Places of worship (e.g., temples, mosques, churches) may remain open for private worship and essential rites, subject to group sizes of 10 persons or fewer at any one time.

Events and Mass Gatherings

·       All events and mass gatherings (e.g., conferences, exhibitions, festivals, concerts, sporting events, trade fairs) must be deferred or cancelled, regardless of size.

 

All attractions, theme parks, museums and casinos will be closed. Sports and recreation facilities, such as public swimming pools, country clubs, gyms and fitness studios will also be closed. All recreational facilities in hotels will be closed.

Schools and institutes of higher learning will shift to full home-based learning, while preschool and student care centres will suspend services. Private education institutions should also move to home-based learning, or suspend classes otherwise.

All restaurants, hawker centres, coffee shops, food courts and other food and beverage outlets will remain open only for takeaway or delivery. Food suppliers – including food and food ingredient production, food manufacturing, food processing, abattoirs/ slaughterhouses, food caterers, importers and traders, and food logistics, cold stores/ warehouses, food safety testing, supermarkets, convenience stores, grocery retailers, wholesale markets and wet markets – will remain open. The public can be assured of the continued availability of food items.

Retail outlets that provide items and services necessary to support the daily living needs of the population will remain open. Specific outlets in the malls will remain open for this purpose. These include supermarkets, pharmacies, restaurants, food and beverage outlets, and other outlets offering essential services. All other physical retail outlets shall be closed.

The Public Service will be fully operational and government services will be available, but with the majority of the public service workforce telecommuting. Physical counter services will be scaled down, with reduced staff manning for safe distancing, but digital services will continue to be available. Residents can continue to use e-services but are advised to defer any non-urgent visits.

Essential services like healthcare, social services, financial services, cleaning services, and water, energy, and environment-related services will also continue to operate. Other selected services required for daily living (e.g. hairdressers/ barbers, lift maintenance, laundry), transport services, and telecommunications services will remain open.

Please refer to https://covid.gobusiness.gov.sg/essentialservices for the latest and most updated list of essential activities that will be allowed to continue to operate.

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