84 individuals penalised for breaching Safe Management Measures at hawker centres

They were caught over the past weekend, Oct 8 to Oct 10, at hawker centres.

Nur Sabrina

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Published: 12 October 2021, 12:09 PM

Eighty-four individuals were penalised by the National Environment Agency for breaching Safe Management Measures (SMMs) between Oct 8 and Oct 10. 

The individuals had gathered in groups of more than two, failed to maintain a safe distance of one metre, and did not have their masks on or had them pulled down. 

They were caught breaching the SMMs at hawker centres such as Newton Food Centre, Whampoa Food Centre, Haig Road Market and Food Centre, Golden Mile Food Centre, Hong Lim Market and Food Centre, and Chinatown Complex Market and Food Centre. 

This comes a week after 188 individuals were caught breaching safe management measures in hawker centres. 

From 8 to 10 Oct 2021, NEA took enforcement action against 84 individuals, as part of stepped-up enforcement for...

Posted by National Environment Agency (NEA) on Monday, 11 October 2021

NEA has urged the public to cooperate with the Safe Distancing Ambassadors and Enforcement Officers. Serious action will be taken for those who verbally or physically abuse public officers. 

From Wednesday, (Oct 13), those who are unvaccinated persons will not be allowed to dine in at hawker centres. However, unvaccinated children aged 12 years and below are exempted from this rule. 

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