Singapore to carry border restrictions for site visitors from Taiwan from Dec 18

Singapore to carry border restrictions for site visitors from Taiwan from Dec 18

SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/ANN): Readers from Taiwan will be in a position to come into Singapore for all varieties of travel and not be quarantined from up coming Friday (Dec 18), presented they exam unfavorable for Covid-19 on arrival.

The identical applies to Singapore citizens, lasting residents and long-term pass holders returning fromTaiwan, explained the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) stated on Friday (Dec 11), as it announced the Republic’s choice to unilaterally open up its borders to Taiwan.

“Taiwan has a complete community wellbeing surveillance procedure and has shown prosperous handle in excess of the distribute of the Covid-19 virus,” stated CAAS.

“More than the previous 28 days, Taiwan has zero nearby Covid-19 cases. The hazard of importation from Taiwan is low.”

Guests from Taiwan will now be ready to use for an air travel move for entry into Singapore from Dec 18.

CAAS will also update Singapore’s journey advisory to allow for for journey to Taiwan.

The opening is unilateral as limitations in Taiwan continue being in area, with leisure and social visits by overseas nationals at present banned.

Taiwan is the sixth area that Singapore has unilaterally opened up to, soon after Australia, Brunei Darussalam, mainland China, New Zealand and Vietnam.

CAAS reported that as at 11.59pm on Thursday, it has accredited 9,284 purposes for guests from these spots, and acquired 4,050 site visitors.

As at 11.59pm on Wednesday, all site visitors who have arrived in Singapore under the air travel move scheme have tested destructive for Covid-19. – The Straits Moments/Asia Information Community