As of Aug. 10, fully vaccinated people can dine at F&B outlets in groups of five, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release on Friday (August 6th).
Anyone will be is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the full Pfizer BioNTech / Comirnaty, Moderna or any vaccine listed on the World Health Organization (WHO) Emergency Use List (EUL).
The Ministry added that F&B outlets will only be able to resume dinner services if they are able to ensure that customers are fully vaccinated.
Both vaccinated and vaccinated people can dine in the malls and cafes, but in groups of up to two.
The current group size for social gatherings will also increase from two to five starting August 10, and homes will be able to similarly receive five different visitors a day.
However, those who are not fully vaccinated should stay in groups of no more than two “to reduce the likelihood of transmission and serious infection,” MOH said.
The Ministry also said that the restrictions will be reduced in two steps from August 10 and August 19, if the situation of Covid-19 remains stable.
In addition to allowing dinner for vaccinated people, restrictions on this group of people will also be facilitated for other higher-risk activities, such as high-intensity sports with free masks, personal care services, and larger events. such as marriage ceremonies and worship services.
“Unvaccinated people with a valid test result prior to the negative event or recovered people have a similar lower risk and can also join these groups of up to five,” MOH said.
As of August 19, up to 50% of employees working from home will be allowed to return to their jobs. Before the tightening of workplace rules, half of employees could return to their jobs as of May 8th.
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