Daily Dose: Birthday Cake is back!



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A little dose will keep the doctors away. Today's daily dose would not be heavy but there are important tidbits to savour. For those celebrating birthday after May 12, you can have your cake and eat it too!



1) 447 confirmed cases
431 Work Permit Holders
16 Community Cases ( 6 SC/PR/WP 10 Work Permit Dorms)

5 new clusters identified, mostly Factory converted dorms.

While the numbers are looking down, without additional information such as the number of tests done as well as where the tests were conducted (dorms with high infection rates vs new dorms), it will discuss the impact.

Source: MOH

2) 2 additional  deaths, bringing the total to 18 deaths
.Case 1323, a 76 year-old male Singapore Citizen, has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 1 May 2020. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 6 April, and had a history of cancer. Changi General Hospital has reached out to his family and is extending assistance to them.

 Case 17410, a 47 year-old male Bangladeshi national, has passed away on 1 May 2020. He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection after his demise. Investigations are ongoing to establish the cause of death.

 Source: MOH

3 Priority Covid-19 testing for residents and staff in elderly homes
Staff to be house on-site or in hotels to minimize the risk of infection

Source: ST

4) Circuit Measures to be lifted progressively from May 5


All you need to know can be found here

https://www.thewackyduo.com/2020/05/circuit-breakers-lifted-singapore-may.html

Summary
May 5
-Restrictions on activities within Strata-titled residence to be lifted
-Acupuncture to be allowed and retail arm for TCM Medical halls to allow to sell retail products

May 12
Selected business to resume include home base food business, cakes and confectionary, barbers, laundry services and Pet food retailers

May 19
School reopen for graduating classes.

5) Tea and other drink shops will now reopen but can operate to central kitchens

Standalone Bubble tea shop will not open on May 12

Source: ST

6) MAS Financial support Measures for individuals

Details can be found at this link






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