Safe Management Measures will be eased as the overall COVID-19 infection numbers and hospital situation has stabilised, and a signification proportion of Singapore’s population would have or will be receiving their vaccination boosters.
Social gatherings, F&B settings
From 22 November 2021, the maximum social gathering group size and distinct visitors per household per day will increase from 2 to 5 persons. Visitors to households that have an unvaccinated person or vulnerable elderly are encouraged to self-test prior to the visit to prevent transmission.
Up to 5 fully vaccinated individuals from different households will be allowed to dine-in at F&B establishments. This includes unvaccinated children aged 12 years and below. Medically ineligible persons may also be included within the group from 1 December 2021.
Similarly, up to 5 vaccinated persons can dine-in at hawker centres and coffeeshops, where Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS) checks have been implemented. The first batch of hawker centres and coffeeshops will start checks from 23 November 2021.
Marriage Solemnisations and Wedding Receptions
From 22 November 2021, wedding couples will be allowed to unmask throughout the wedding celebrations. Singing by members of the wedding party will also be allowed at the reception, after they: (i) undergo an ART test minimally supervised by the venue operator; or (ii) have a valid Pre-Event Test (PET) obtained within 24 hours prior to the event.
Libraries and CC activities
From 1 December 2021, only fully vaccinated persons will be allowed entry to libraries under the National Library Board, and selected activities in community clubs/centres under the People’s Association.
Removal of VDS Concession for Voluntarily Unvaccinated Individuals
To protect unvaccinated individuals from getting infected, the concession for unvaccinated individuals to perform PET in lieu of being fully vaccinated to enter a VDS setting will be removed. Only fully vaccinated, recovered, or medically ineligible individuals, or children aged 12 years and below (subject to venue/event-specific caps) will be allowed to enter settings where VDS is implemented. This will take effect on 1 January 2022, to allow time for more individuals to complete their primary series vaccination regime.For more info, please visit MOH press release.