Covid-19: No dining in from July 22-Aug 18 as Singapore returns to Phase 2: The Big Story Ep 102

  • 26 Jul 2021

The Big Story Ep 102: Covid-19: No dining in from July 22-Aug 18 as Singapore returns to Phase 2 6:17 mins Synopsis: This is a special episode of The Straits Times' video series The Big Story, hosted by Dylan Ang. Covid-19 measures will be tightened from Thursday (July 22) to August 18, as Singapore goes back to Phase 2 (heightened alert) to stem the recent spike in community cases. In a virtual press conference on Tuesday (July 20) by the multi-ministry task force on Covid-19, Trade and Industry Minister Gan Kim Yong said dining in, will not be allowed during this period, among other restrictions. Eateries can only offer takeaway and delivery options. Maximum group sizes for social gatherings will be reduced from five to two. The number of distinct visitors per household per day will also be capped at two, from the current five. Produced by: Hairianto Diman (mdhairi@sph.com.sg) & Olivia Quay (oliviaq@sph.com.sg) Edited by: ST Video team and Aleemah Basirah Discover The Straits Times Videos: https://str.sg/JPrc Discover ST podcasts: Channel: https://str.sg/JWVR Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2PwZCYU Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2Lu4rPP Google podcasts: http://str.sg/googlestbt Websites: http://str.sg/stbtpodcasts Feedback to: podcast@sph.com.sg  Follow Hairianto Diman on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/iamhairianto/?hl=en Follow Olivia Quay on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/oliviaquayhere/?hl=en --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa7 Green Pulse Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaf Health Check Podcast: https://str.sg/JWaN ST Sports Talk Podcast: https://str.sg/JWRE Life Weekend Picks Podcast: https://str.sg/JWa2 #PopVultures Podcast: https://str.sg/JWad Bookmark This! Podcast: https://str.sg/JWas Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: https://str.sg/J6hQ Discover BT Podcasts: https://bt.sg/pcPL Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.