싱가포르 정부는 2020.03.05(목)00:00부로 지난 14일간 대한민국 방문 이력이 있는 여행객에 입국/환승 불허 등 조치를시행하는 바, 한인여러분께 안내하오니
NEW visitors with recent travel history to Iran, northern Italy, or South Korea within the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter or transit through Singapore, from 11.59pm on March 4, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases in those regions.
From the same timing onwards, returning Singapore citizens and permanent residents, as well as long-term pass holders - including those on work passes, student passes, dependant's pass and long-term visit pass - with travel history to those areas in the last 14 days will be issued with a stay-home notice.
Under the stay-home notice, they will have to remain in their place of residence at all times for 14 days after returning to Singapore.
In the case of northern Italy, this applies to eight administrative regions: Aosta Valley, Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy, Emilia-Romagna, Veneto, Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Trentino-Alto Adige.
Singaporeans are also advised to defer non-essential travel to Iran, northern Italy, South Korea and Japan.
is not included among regions affected by entry restrictions as the number of cases there is not as high as the other regions, said Minister for National Development Lawrence Wong, who co-chairs the multi-ministry taskforce on Covid-19.
He was speaking to the media at a Tuesday evening doorstop regarding the announcement.
New precautionary testing will also be introduced for travellers entering Singapore who have fever or other symptoms of respiratory disease, even if they have not travelled to affected regions. Such travellers will have to undergo a Covid-19 swab test before being able to carry on with their journey.