Amid a rise in COVID-19 community cases, Singapore is tightening its safe-distancing measures, including lowering its cap on the size of social gatherings eight people to five. https://cna.asia/2PL2juG
It will also require travellers from higher-risk countries and regions to serve a 21-day stay-home notice at dedicated facilities, authorities say, citing a global COVID-19 situation that has "worsened" with new variants spreading to the region. https://cna.asia/3vKbwTB
5 cases in the Tan Tock Seng Hospital cluster, as well as 2 other clusters, have an Indian variant of the virus. https://cna.asia/3h1xCge
This is the full news conference by the multi-ministry task force and subsequent Q&A session with journalists.
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