Supermarket patrons need to check in with TraceTogether again from July 21, 2021

Previously, supermarkets located in malls do not require an additional check-in.

Zi Shan Kow | July 07, 2021, 03:26 PM

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From July 21, all supermarket customers will have to check in with their TraceTogether (TT) App or Token.

This includes supermarkets located within TT-only SafeEntry buildings with the same operating hours, which previously did not require a second check-in.

The update was announced by the Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) at a virtual doorstop on July 7, after a high volume of patrons in supermarkets, which increases the risk of transmission, has been observed.

Other standalone supermarkets that have been implementing these check in facilities will continue to do so.

This is to facilitate more targeted contact tracing for individuals who have overlapping visits with infected persons in indoor buildings.

Members of public are encouraged to comply with SafeEntry check-in requirements and to carry their TT Token or keep their TT App active to facilitate contact tracing.

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