Unwrapped: Easing of Safe Distancing Measures, did any of the measures really work?

  • Surreal, freedom and liberating are the words that come to mind as Singapore toss masks to the wind and cuts down on TraceTogether scanning.
  • Through our weekly series Unwrapped this week, TheHomeGround Asia takes a look at whether Singaporeans, having been through the scourge of the Covid-19 pandemic, are actually combat-ready should the next wave hit.

In our weekly series Unwrapped, TheHomeGround Asia takes a closer look at major stories and happenings that impact Singaporeans.

Singaporeans celebrated on Tuesday, 26 April, as the masks come off and there is no limitation to the number of people gathering for a party.

The pandemic may not be over but experts agree that infection controls to protect the general population need to be dropped as the costs of having them in place are outweighing the benefits.

The team takes a walk down memory lane to assess the pros and cons of these restrictions and debates whether Singaporeans, having been through the epidemic, is combat-ready should the next wave hit.

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