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[COVID-19] Updates to Safe Management Measures

The Multi-Ministry Taskforce has announced the following updates to Safe Management Measures with effect from 1 January 2022:

▪️ 50% of the employees who can work from home will be allowed to return to the office. Social gatherings at the workplace will continue to be disallowed.

▪️ Recovered persons from COVID-19 who are not fully vaccinated will only be given a 180-day exemption after infection to enter settings where Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS) are implemented.

▪️ Removal of concession for unvaccinated individuals to perform a pre-event test (PET) in lieu of being fully vaccinated.

VDS settings will be expanded further with effect from 1 February 2022. Subsidies for sectors on mandatory Rostered Routined Testing (RRT) will be extended to 31 March 2022.

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