Daily Dose: Opening for business



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Here is your daily dose of snippets of Singapore Covid19 highlights as the nation discuss plans to open up for business.



๐Ÿ“Œ 573 cases, total 18778 cases
  • 560 Work Permit Dorms
  • 13 Community (5 SC/PR, 8 WP outside dorms)

Average cases of community ex Work Permit outside dorms decrease from 20 cases per day to 9 per day in past week. Unlink cases reduce from 12 cases per day to 4 per day.
Averaged cases of Work Permit Holders outside dorms reduce from ave 22 cases per day to 13 cases per day in the past week

Source: MOH

๐Ÿ“Œ Further reopening to be considered for June 1
Testing capacity to increase from 8K to 40K per day. Might consider reopening of borders.

4 Conditions for uplifting the circuit breaker

  • Community Transmission for the virus must be very low or 0
  • Cases among migrant workers in dorms must be reduced to prevent risks of spillover into the wider population
  • Transmission rates in other countries and measures taken there to contain the spread of the virus
  • The system must be in place to reopen sadly including ramping up of country's testing and contact tracing capacity.


Source: ST

๐Ÿ“ŒHere is a look at what normal life would be like after circuit breaker


The new Normal is not so Normal

Take a peek at the new normal here

๐Ÿ“Œ66 Covid19 cases among healthcare workers and support staff

Many are imported cases, cases due to household transmission link to church clusters rather than infected through the line of work

Source: CNA

๐Ÿ“ŒMan arrested for attempted murder after stabbing safe distancing officer from NParks

He was found to be cutting plants illegally and wearing no mask

Source: ST

๐Ÿ“ŒCovid19 Bill passed to enable Singaporean on Stay home and Quarantine orders, medical leave to vote

Bill also allows aspiring candidate who is on Covid-10 quarantine/SHN to autourise representative to file nomination paper. This is in preparation of GE

Source: CNA

๐Ÿ“ŒClasses in School from May 19 not formal and not compulsory

Classes are for graduating classes and are meant as supplementary classes

Source: TNP

๐Ÿ“ŒGreat Singapore Sale Cancelled
First time in 26 years that the GSS will not take place.

Source: ST

๐Ÿ“ŒSovereign Woman arrested
She will be charged in Court today.
Source: ST

Minister of Law K Shanmugam responded.

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