SAFE MANAGEMENT MEASURES WITH EFFECT 29 MAR 2022
As part of Singapore’s “decisive step forward” towards living with COVID-19, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced yesterday the latest easing of measures which include raising of capacity limit for larger events to 75 per cent with effect from 29 March 2022.
Together with the MICE and Events industry, SACEOS is greatly encouraged by the major step towards the return of a vibrant industry and will continue to work with the relevant agencies to support the resumption of events in Singapore.
Richard Ireland, SACEOS President said, “The announcement could not have arrived at a better time. Singapore’s MICE and Events industry has leveraged the pandemic downtime to transform their businesses, build new capabilities, and create innovative solutions for a strong recovery. SACEOS will continue to work closely with the industry and Government to lead the way in reimagining the format of MICE events, setting Singapore apart as the world’s leading destination for safe international MICE events.”
For your convenience, we have summarised the latest COVID-19 measures. We are awaiting more details on SMMs relating to MICE events and will be sending a separate update. You can also refer to SACEOS website for more details.
Maximum Group Sizes
– 10 people, up from 5
– No capacity limit for events with 1,000 or less people
– 75% capacity limit for larger events and settings with more than 1,000 people, up from 50%
– Congregational singing, cheering at events allowed
– Larger scale social gatherings, including gala dinners and D&Ds allowed to resume
– Group of up to 10 fully vaccinated people can dine in at F&B outlets
– No restriction on selling or consumption of alcohol after 10.30pm
– All LIVE performance can resume
– From 1 April 2022, fully vaccinated travellers can take any flight or ferry to Singapore
– No on-arrival test or stay-home-notice needed
– Only pre-departure test needed within 2 days before trip to Singapore
– Up to 75% of those who can work from home can return to their workplaces, up from 50%
– No more rostered routine testing (RRT)
– Wearing masks outdoor is optional (e.g. bus stops, HDB void decks, retail shop walkways)
– Masks are still mandatory indoors (e.g. malls, public transport, hawker centres/coffeeshops)
Please check the respective government agencies websites for the latest updates on Safe Management Measures: