Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about frequently asked questions on COVID-19 related issues.

Last Updated on 22 Jun 2021

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Q1: What is the prevailing permissible group size for social activities?

The prevailing permissible group size for social activities, and number of visitors to households per day is currently 5 persons. At F&B establishments and indoor mask-off sports/ exercise activities in gyms/ fitness studios, individuals are required to be in groups of no more than 2 persons. 

Q2: What is allowed for weddings and solemnisations?

Please refer to the safe management measures and FAQs for marriage solemnisations and wedding receptions here.

Q3: Can indoor mask-off sports/ exercise activities resume operation?

Gyms and fitness studios may resume indoor mask-off sports/ exercise activities in group sizes of up to 2 persons, and in classes of up to 30 persons including the instructor, with safe distancing of at least 2m between individuals and 3m between groups. Please refer to SPORTSG for more details here.

Q4: Am I allowed to eat out during Phase 3 (Heightened Alert - Stage 2)?

From 21 June 2021, F&B establishments will be able to resume in group sizes of up to 2 persons, instead of up to 5 persons as previously announced. This means that a group of more than 2 persons who are not from the same household is not allowed to dine together at F&B establishments, even if they are split across multiple tables. F&B establishments are also reminded to strictly observe safe distancing of at least 1m between groups of diners, of no more than 2 persons per group. 

Barring another superspreader event or big cluster, we will allow dining in to increase to group sizes of up to 5 persons from mid-July 2021 (date to be announced later).

Q5: Can I receive visitors to my home if I provide home-based services, e.g.hairdressing services?

Home-based services such as hairdressing services will be allowed to operate. Like any other homes, these homes offering services may receive up to the prevailing permissible number of visitors per day. Service providers and visitors should wear masks and maintain a one metre distancing. For example, if you are a hair stylist offering hairdressing services at your home, you may only receive up to 5 customers per day (if you have no other visitors to your household that day).

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On Public Health Preparedness Clinic (PHPC) Scheme

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has re-activated the Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) to focus our primary care efforts to better detect and manage COVID-19 infections.  Please click here for more information from the press release.

From 18 February, the PHPCs, as well as polyclinics, will provide special subsidies for Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents diagnosed with respiratory illnesses (e.g. common cold).  Please click here to find a PHPC located near you.  

You may also refer to this link for the FAQs on the PHPC Scheme.

FAQs for various sectors (e.g. Manpower, Education, Tourism)

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Various ministries and agencies have sector specific FAQs on the COVID-19 situation:

- For Built Environment Sector: Building and Construction Authority (BCA)
- For Education Sector: Ministry of Education (MOE)
- For Employers and Employees: Ministry of Manpower (MOM)
- For Social Service Sector: Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF)
- For Tourism Sector: Singapore Tourism Board (STB)

Additional FAQ for Businesses and other sectors may be found here.