What’s closed in Singapore due to the coronavirus

File photo of Singapore’s skyline. Photo: Zephylwer0
File photo of Singapore’s skyline. Photo: Zephylwer0

Numerous places across Singapore were ordered closed today as part of measures to restrict movement due to the growing spread of COVID-19.

More than 1,000 people have been infected and at least five have been killed by the coronavirus since the outbreak began. As of April 3, Singapore has nine active clusters of infections linked to places such as a nursing home and migrant worker dormitories. 

Workplaces, gambling outlets and attractions including museums are some of the places that have been ordered to close. Eateries will remain open; however, Singaporeans are no longer allowed to dine in. 

Singapore PM orders schools and most businesses to close

Here is a list of places that have either closed already or will soon.

  • All schools – from April 8
  • Workplaces not offering essential services – from April 7
  • Theme parks – from April 7
  • Museums – from April 7
  • All gambling outlets including casinos – from April 7
  • Sports and recreation facilities from April 7: 
    • Public swimming pools
    • Country clubs
    • Gyms
    • Fitness studios
    • All recreational facilities at hotels
  • Stores in shopping malls that do not provide essential services – from April 7
  • Places of worship
  • Bars
  • Nightclubs
  • Karaoke outlets
  • Cinemas


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