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 ( & Olivia Quay ( Edited by: ST Video team and Aleemah Basirah Discover The Straits Times Videos: Discover ST podcasts: Channel: Spotify: Apple Podcasts: Google podcasts: Websites: Feedback to:  Follow Hairianto Diman on Instagram: Follow Olivia Quay on Instagram: --- Discover more ST podcast series: Asian Insider Podcast: Green Pulse Podcast: Health Check Podcast: ST Sports Talk Podcast: Life Weekend Picks Podcast: #PopVultures Podcast: Bookmark This! Podcast: Lunch With Sumiko Podcast: Discover BT Podcasts: Follow our shows then, if you like short, practical podcasts! See for privacy information.