A worker puts tape on stools as a social distancing marker at a food centre in Singapore. Photo: BloombergA worker puts tape on stools as a social distancing marker at a food centre in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
A worker puts tape on stools as a social distancing marker at a food centre in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: experts say Singapore’s new social distancing laws hard to enforce, but send needed signal

  • Individuals who intentionally stand less than one metre away from another person in a queue are among those liable for a fine and/or six months in jail
  • Legal analysts say the measures will show that a whole-of-society approach is needed to stem the spread of Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A worker puts tape on stools as a social distancing marker at a food centre in Singapore. Photo: BloombergA worker puts tape on stools as a social distancing marker at a food centre in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
A worker puts tape on stools as a social distancing marker at a food centre in Singapore. Photo: Bloomberg
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