The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has said that in the weekends leading up to CNY, there will be more enforcement and safe distancing officers needed in Chinatown.
The dates are inclusive of Jan 14 – Jan 16, Jan 21 – Jan 23 and also Jan 28 to Jan 31.
The crowd situation in Chinatown will be closely monitored by authorities and they will implement extra measures if warranted.
STB also said that they will be working with the Chinatown Business Association and also various government agencies to manage safe distancing measures by ensuring that business operators do not extend their operations out of their allocated space.
They also urge the public to be socially responsible so that everyone can go through the festivities and enjoy them safely.
STB added that the public should plan their visits and try to avoid peak periods, and also to be reminded to practice their safe management measures like mask wearing etc.
There is also a CNY online bazaar which is organised jointly by Shopee and Kreta Ayer Community Centre and the public can avoid crowds by buying products online instead.
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