Masks optional on public transport, border measures to be stepped down as Singapore eases remaining Covid-19 rules

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Mask-wearing on public transport and in indoor healthcare and residential care settings will no longer be required once community measures are stepped down next Monday (Feb 13). In a press conference today (Feb 9), the multi-ministry taskforce (MTF) announced that Singapore's Dorscon level will be adjusted from yellow to green, and with it the easing of the remaining Covid-19 rules....

Mask-wearing on public transport and in indoor healthcare and residential care settings will no longer be required once community measures are stepped down next Monday .

When it comes to mask guidelines however, the Ministry of Health said that it will still retain the practice of mask-wearing for visitors, staff and patients in healthcare and residential care settings where there is interaction with patients and indoor patient-facing areas.This will be a MOH requirement rather than mandated under the Covid-19 regulations, to better protect patients and healthcare workers from infectious diseases in general said the MTF.

Non-fully vaccinated Short Term Visitors will no longer be required to purchase Covid-19 travel insurance.

Source: Healthcare Press (healthcarepress.net)

 

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