COVID-19 Coronavirus Advisory

Last updated 01 April 2020

The Chamber is following the latest advice from the Ministry of Health, Enterprise Singapore and the Embassy of France in Singapore regarding the developing COVID-19 situation. If you are planning to visit our office and have been in France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Iran, Korea and China within the past 14 days, or are placed on a Leave of Absence (LOA), we seek your cooperation to reschedule or arrange a conference call.

Regarding our events: As a precautionary measure, we would like all attendees to fill up a simple questionnaire onsite upon check-in.  The information collected will be kept strictly confidential and used for contact tracing purpose only. If you have been placed on a Leave of Absence (LOA), we advise you not to attend the event.

If you have any queries, please contact us directly.


Update On The COVID-19 (CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019) Local Situation In Singapore

(Extracted Version)

- Remarks by Minister Lawrence Wong, Co-chair of the Multi-Ministry Taskforce on COVID-19 at a press conference on 31 March 2020. Read the full transcript here.

- The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS), the Life Insurance Association (LIA), the General Insurance Association (GIA), and the Finance Houses Association of Singapore (FHAS), have announced a package of measures to help ease the financial strain on individuals and SMEs caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The package of financial measures complements the initiatives in the Government’s Unity Budget and Resilience Budget to preserve jobs and support enterprises and households.

Read more here

- Singapore Police Force: As of 26 March 2020 2359 hours, all bars and entertainment venues such as nightclubs and cinemas will be closed as there is a higher risk of transmission in such venues due to sustained close contact over a period of time.  In addition, all events or gatherings involving more than 10 persons would be prohibited.  These enhanced measures will last till 30 April 2020, and may be extended if the situation does not improve.

Read more here





Precautionary Measures Announced By the Ministry of Health:

24 March 2020 - Further Measures to Help Companies Cope with COVID-19 Situation

24 March 2020 - MOH: Safe Distancing Measures for the General Population, Enhanced Precautions for UK/US Returnees

23 March 2020 - All Travellers Arriving In Singapore From 27 March 2020, 0900 Hours, Must Submit Health Declaration Via The SG Arrival Card E-Service

20 March 2020 - MOH: All events and gatherings with 250 or more participants in attendance at any one time must be suspended

20 March 2020 - Companies Encouraged to Impose Leave of Absence for Employees Returning Between 14 And 20 March 2020

18 March 2020 - Singaporeans advised to defer all travel abroad, 14-Day Stay-Home Notice for all travellers

15 March 2020 -  From 16 March 2020, 2359 hours, all travellers (including Singapore Residents, Long Term Pass holders, and short-term visitors) entering Singapore with recent travel history to ASEAN countries, Japan, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom within the last 14 days will be issued with a 14-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN)

13 March 2020 - Travel advisory regarding Italy, France, Spain and Germany, and new social distancing measures






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