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Travellers with latest journey historical past to greater danger locations will serve 21-day stay-home discover from Might 8

SINGAPORE: Travellers with latest journey historical past to greater danger nations and areas must serve a 21-day stay-home discover at devoted amenities from Might 8.

These presently serving their stay-home discover and have but to finish it earlier than this date must serve one other seven days at their stay-home discover location.

Increased danger nations and areas confer with all locations besides Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Mainland China, New Zealand, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau.

Talking at a press convention by the multi-ministry activity drive on Tuesday (Might 4), co-chair Lawrence Wong mentioned the worldwide COVID-19 state of affairs has “worsened”, with new variants and new circumstances spreading from South Asia to Southeast Asia.

“We’re adopting this extra stringent border measure up till the tip of Might, past at the moment we are going to do an extra evaluation relying on the worldwide state of affairs and the native state of affairs, and we are going to proceed to replace and fine-tune our border measures.”

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As well as, border measures for incoming travellers will, from Might 8, be decided in line with their latest journey historical past previously 21 days to nations or areas, up from the present 14-day journey historical past interval.

This comes after the Singapore authorities on Friday barred short-term guests and long-term cross holders with latest journey historical past from Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 

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TRAVELLERS FROM FIJI AND VIETNAM

As well as from Might 8, travellers who’ve stayed in Fiji and Vietnam previously consecutive 21 days earlier than arriving in Singapore must serve a 21-day stay-home discover at devoted amenities. They might serve the final seven days at their place of residence. 

Those that have been to those two locations and have but to finish their 14-day stay-home discover by Might 8 can full their remaining stay-home discover at their present stay-home discover location. They may additionally request to serve their further seven days at their place of residence.

In the meantime, travellers from the UK, South Africa, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka who’re presently required to serve their 21-day stay-home discover must serve the total length at a devoted facility. 

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These but to finish their stay-home discover earlier than Might 8 must serve their stay-home discover at their present location to minimise motion and danger of transmission.

Travellers serving their 21-day stay-home discover will endure COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Response (PCR) exams on-arrival, on the 14th day of their stay-home discover, and earlier than the tip of their 21-day interval.

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