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.



📌 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

📌 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

📌Here 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

📌66 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

📌Man 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

📌Covid19 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

📌Classes in School from May 19 not formal and not compulsory

Classes are for graduating classes and are meant as supplementary classes

Source: TNP

📌Great Singapore Sale Cancelled
First time in 26 years that the GSS will not take place.

Source: ST

📌Sovereign Woman arrested
She will be charged in Court today.
Source: ST

Minister of Law K Shanmugam responded.

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