07 April 2020 – Non-essential workplaces closed

Type of Intervention: Executive Order
Sectors Involved: Education, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Singapore government

Overview: Most workplaces, except for essential services, will be required to shut down. Exemptions will be made for markets, clinics, hospitals, utilities, transport, and key banking services. Restaurants will remain open but will be restricted to takeaway or delivery. Additionally, beginning Wednesday, April 8, all schools will close and will transition to home-based learning. The measures will remain in place until Monday, May 4.
Full details here: https://www.garda.com/crisis24/news-alerts/328961/singapore-government-to-implement-new-domestic-restrictions-from-april-7-update-5

Type of Justification: Perception of an increased threat
Evidence/Justification: Recent surge in the number of Covid-19 cases