Singapore lifts travel restrictions
From Wednesday, Singapore will begin to to allow entry of travellers from 6 countries – Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
The Ministry stated that the travellers will be undergo strict tight quarantine rules. However, the Singapore government has said that the travellers from these countries will have to go through its Category IV border measures. Which means, the strictest of the four restriction levels in Singapore, only citizens and permanent residents of Singapore, and travellers under the Death and Critical Illness Emergency Visits Lane are allowed entry.
Eligible travellers will have to take a RT-PCR test within 48 hours of departure, and go through another test upon arrival in Singapore and stay at a quarantine facility for 10 days.
As of Friday, Singapore has reported a total of 1,65,663 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. The disease has claimed 294 lives so far in the country.