Singapore will be moving to Phase 3 of its re-opening on December 28th 2020. This is definitely good news for businesses. So why is Phase 3 re-opening good for your business and how will it impact your business? Check out the summary below.
The government once again reminded Singaporeans of the criteria that Singapore as a nation must meet prior to moving to Phase 3 re-opening:
1. Adherence to safe management measures. Most businesses and members of the public have been cooperating with safe management measures, and these efforts have helped keep community transmission low.
2. Sufficient testing capabilities for early detection and public health action is implemented. Currently, Singapore is able to support over 50,000 tests a day. The government has also introduced antigen rapid tests for larger and higher-risk events.
3. High adoption of TraceTogether to help with contact tracing. Currently, about 65% (target of 70%) of Singapore residents are on the TraceTogether Programme.
Expected changes are:
There are currently no changes in terms of employees returning to the office. This means:
For further details, please visit the MOM website.
Additional relaxation of restrictions could still form part of Phase 3 re-opening, pending further announcements.
From first quarter 2021, migrant workers will be able to access the community once a month providing the following criteria are met:
Migrant workers who are living in dormitories and working in Construction, Marine Shipyard and Process (CMP) sectors must wear their BluePass tokens and continue to go for Rostered Routing Testing.
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