SINGAPORE – As a part of enhanced border measures on account of a current improve in instances reported by Australia, travellers coming into Singapore who’ve a 21-day journey historical past to Australia will likely be subjected to a 14-day Keep-House Discover (SHN) at devoted SHN services.
In a press launch on Saturday (31 July), the Ministry of Well being mentioned that this could take impact from 11.59pm on Monday.
Travellers will likely be allowed to use to decide out of serving their SHN at devoted services earlier than arrival and serve their 14-day SHN at their place of residence, in the event that they fulfil the next standards:
Travelled to no different nation/area apart from Australia, within the final consecutive 21 days instantly previous to entry into Singapore, and
Are occupying their place of residence (i.e. residential tackle) alone, or solely with family members who’re additionally individuals serving SHN with the identical journey historical past and length of SHN.
Travellers will likely be required to current a sound unfavourable COVID-19 polymerase chain response (PCR) check taken inside 72 hours earlier than departure for Singapore. Travellers who arrive in Singapore with out a legitimate unfavourable check could also be denied entry into Singapore. The ministry added that Singapore Everlasting Residents (PRs) and long-term go holders who fail to adjust to the brand new requirement might have their allow or go cancelled.
Past the 14-day SHN, the MOH mentioned, travellers will likely be subjected to the next exams:
On-arrival PCR check and PCR check on Day 14 of arrival; and
Self-administered ART check on Day 3, 7 and 11 of arrival (solely applies to travellers serving SHN in devoted SHN services).
Enhanced borders measures for travellers from Jiangsu province, China
Border management measures will even be tightened for travellers coming into Singapore with a journey historical past to China’s Jiangsu province inside the final 21 days.
From 11.59pm on Monday:
Singapore residents, PRs, and long-term go holders coming into Singapore, with journey historical past to Jiangsu province inside the final 21 days earlier than departure for Singapore, will likely be topic to an on-arrival COVID-19 PCR check, a 7-day SHN at their place of residence and a COVID-19 check earlier than the top of the SHN interval.
Brief-term travellers holding an Air Journey Move (ATP), with journey historical past to Jiangsu province inside the final 21 days earlier than departure for Singapore, won’t be allowed to enter Singapore.
The MOH added that every one different travellers departing from mainland China who’ve been in mainland China (excluding Jiangsu province) within the final 21 days previous to journey will proceed to be topic to a COVID-19 check upon arrival on the airport in lieu of their SHN.
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