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Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by abbby » Thu, 24 Mar 2022 1:43 pm

Some key changes

- group size
Doubled from 5 to 10 pax

-mask wearing
wearing mask outdoors optional
- indoors mandatory (malls etc)

Workplaces
- Up to 75% of staff who can work from home can return to work

Capacity size
- capacity limit for larger events and settings (with more than 1000 people) will be increased to 75%

Safe distance of 1 m still when mask off still applies.

Some good news finally...

Some good news for travellers flying to Singapore:

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... e=facebook
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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Thu, 24 Mar 2022 2:31 pm

Remember, they flip-flop on the average of once every 24~36 hours. They still have 5 more days so don't make any plans where you cannot get your deposit back, if any.
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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by abbby » Thu, 24 Mar 2022 6:23 pm

Haha...agree...so we would better not be too happy yet.
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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by ProvenPracticalFlexible » Fri, 25 Mar 2022 9:53 am

abbby wrote:
Thu, 24 Mar 2022 1:43 pm
Some key changes

- group size
Doubled from 5 to 10 pax

-mask wearing
wearing mask outdoors optional
- indoors mandatory (malls etc)

Workplaces
- Up to 75% of staff who can work from home can return to work

Capacity size
- capacity limit for larger events and settings (with more than 1000 people) will be increased to 75%

Safe distance of 1 m still when mask off still applies.

Some good news finally...

Some good news for travellers flying to Singapore:

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... e=facebook
The 10 people one is the most important item. now can finally go to restaurants with extended family etc.

the outside non-mask wearing was practically in place already as long as you walk fast enough and don't hang around.

And I'm pretty sure they will not be turning back on this, as they haven't before either.

Not sure what SMS flip-floping is referring to, quite difficult to find a reasonable justification of that statement. The rules here have been actually really consistent, to the level of being annoyingly strict and waiting much longer than any other countries (expect China) before relaxing anything.

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 25 Mar 2022 6:47 pm

ProvenPracticalFlexible wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 9:53 am
Not sure what SMS flip-floping is referring to, quite difficult to find a reasonable justification of that statement. The rules here have been actually really consistent, to the level of being annoyingly strict and waiting much longer than any other countries (expect China) before relaxing anything.
You've been under a rock for the last 24 months, izzit? :roll: :lol:
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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by Lisafuller » Fri, 25 Mar 2022 7:36 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Thu, 24 Mar 2022 2:31 pm
Remember, they flip-flop on the average of once every 24~36 hours. They still have 5 more days so don't make any plans where you cannot get your deposit back, if any.
LOL! Unfortunately you’re exactly right, and frankly I don’t think the measures announced are very drastic at all… the only ones that really affect the average citizen are the mask wearing restrictions.

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by Lisafuller » Fri, 25 Mar 2022 7:37 pm

ProvenPracticalFlexible wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 9:53 am
abbby wrote:
Thu, 24 Mar 2022 1:43 pm
Some key changes

- group size
Doubled from 5 to 10 pax

-mask wearing
wearing mask outdoors optional
- indoors mandatory (malls etc)

Workplaces
- Up to 75% of staff who can work from home can return to work

Capacity size
- capacity limit for larger events and settings (with more than 1000 people) will be increased to 75%

Safe distance of 1 m still when mask off still applies.

Some good news finally...

Some good news for travellers flying to Singapore:

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/ ... e=facebook
The 10 people one is the most important item. now can finally go to restaurants with extended family etc.

the outside non-mask wearing was practically in place already as long as you walk fast enough and don't hang around.

And I'm pretty sure they will not be turning back on this, as they haven't before either.

Not sure what SMS flip-floping is referring to, quite difficult to find a reasonable justification of that statement. The rules here have been actually really consistent, to the level of being annoyingly strict and waiting much longer than any other countries (expect China) before relaxing anything.
The 10 person rule doesn’t really benefit me (my family here is pretty small) but it will be nice to finally go out and have meals with colleagues f2f instead of having to break into smaller groups.

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by Lisafuller » Fri, 25 Mar 2022 7:39 pm

abbby wrote:
Thu, 24 Mar 2022 6:23 pm
Haha...agree...so we would better not be too happy yet.
Not sure if you’re a believer in the LHL shirt theory - if you are, perhaps you’ll have picked up on the fact that he was wearing blue so maybe he’s not too confident in the decision to loosen restrictions.

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by Lisafuller » Fri, 25 Mar 2022 7:40 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 6:47 pm
ProvenPracticalFlexible wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 9:53 am
Not sure what SMS flip-floping is referring to, quite difficult to find a reasonable justification of that statement. The rules here have been actually really consistent, to the level of being annoyingly strict and waiting much longer than any other countries (expect China) before relaxing anything.
You've been under a rock for the last 24 months, izzit? :roll: :lol:
Especially the flip flopping between 2/5/8 pax.

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:01 pm

How long do you think before the next flip-flop. Not even the 29th yet.
https://v16-webapp.tiktok.com/332d6cabe ... 3D&vl=&vr=
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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by ProvenPracticalFlexible » Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:03 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 6:47 pm
ProvenPracticalFlexible wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 9:53 am
Not sure what SMS flip-floping is referring to, quite difficult to find a reasonable justification of that statement. The rules here have been actually really consistent, to the level of being annoyingly strict and waiting much longer than any other countries (expect China) before relaxing anything.
You've been under a rock for the last 24 months, izzit? :roll: :lol:
No. So would you be able to give an examples of these regular flip flop decisions in matter of hours?

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:04 pm

Kiasuism trumps common sense every time if you are in Singapore.
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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by ProvenPracticalFlexible » Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:06 pm

Lisafuller wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 7:40 pm
sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 6:47 pm
ProvenPracticalFlexible wrote:
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 9:53 am
Not sure what SMS flip-floping is referring to, quite difficult to find a reasonable justification of that statement. The rules here have been actually really consistent, to the level of being annoyingly strict and waiting much longer than any other countries (expect China) before relaxing anything.
You've been under a rock for the last 24 months, izzit? :roll: :lol:
Especially the flip flopping between 2/5/8 pax.
Oh what a great example. Did it happen with hours back and forth? And would you care to share what would have been the right choice, a 5 year plan not adjusting based on changing situation over time?

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by ProvenPracticalFlexible » Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:10 pm

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:01 pm
How long do you think before the next flip-flop. Not even the 29th yet.
https://v16-webapp.tiktok.com/332d6cabe ... 3D&vl=&vr=
My guess is not going to change the rules back any more but slowly opening as they have been.

You seem to guess something else.

Care to bet on it?

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Re: Changes to covid19 rules: no more mask outdoors from 29 March 2022

Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 26 Mar 2022 5:21 pm

I don't have to justify anything. My statement of flip-flopping is more than proven, the amount of time is immaterial once made public and then retracted. However your statements now sound much like a drowning man trying to find a straw. I also didn't specify exactly what was flip-flopped. You went off halfcocked, nothing more. Common happenstance when looking to pick an argument. Already examples have been produced, therefore your contention is only that. Something that holds no proof or has any weight.
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