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The Ministry of Health (MOH) had earlier reported that a marine surveyor and a harbour pilot had tested positive for COVID-19 infection on 30 and 31 December 2020 respectively. Contact tracing is underway to prevent the clusters from spreading. The agencies are also investigating if there had been any breach of COVID-19 safe management measures. …

The TraceTogether (TT) Programme has helped to raise the speed and effectiveness of our contact tracing. We will commence nation-wide distribution of TT Tokens starting from 14 September and aim to complete the distribution by November. This will enable more Singapore residents to be protected by the TT Programme, particularly the elderly who may not …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) is seeking community support in our collective dengue prevention efforts, as we enter the traditional peak dengue season. 529 dengue cases were reported in the week ending 16 May 2020, higher than the 300 to 400 weekly cases that we have seen for the first four months this year. As we enter the warmer months ahead, the increased risk of higher transmission …

Since the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak in 2003, Singapore is now better prepared to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. In terms of R&D, Singapore has placed emphasis on a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach to research on infectious diseases. This spans across A*STAR, the Institutes of Higher Learning such as NUS, NTU, Duke-NUS, and …

From 27 March 2020, 0900 hours, all travellers arriving in Singapore, including residents [Singapore Citizens (SC), Permanent Residents (PR)], and Long-Term Pass (LTP) holders (Student’s Pass, Dependant’s Pass, Work Pass and Long-Term Visit Pass Holders), must submit a health declaration before proceeding with immigration clearance. They will have to do so via the SG Arrival …

On 13 March 2020, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced various safe distancing measures to be taken to reduce the risk of local spread of COVID-19. Such measures are to limit large numbers of people gathering in close proximity over a prolonged period of time. Enterprise Singapore (ESG), the National Environment Agency (NEA), Singapore Food …

To help support and supplement current contact tracing efforts, Government Technology Agency (GovTech), in collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MOH), has developed a mobile app called TraceTogether. The app launched on 20 March. TraceTogether supports nationwide efforts to reduce the spread of COVID-19. By downloading the app and consenting to participate in TraceTogether, users …

The National Environment Agency (NEA) has developed and released interim guidelines to help residents carry out cleaning and disinfection operations within their residential premises. This follows from an earlier set of interim guidelines, released on 26 January 2020, for the cleaning and sanitation of non-healthcare commercial premises to guide businesses and owners of premises in their …