SINGAPORE (Apr 5): The month-long circuit breaker beginning tomorrow denotes Singapore’s commitment to slowing the transmission of Covid-19. 

Although this move is visibly more stringent, market watchers are quick to note that this is by no stretch a “lockdown”. 

From Apr 7 to May 4, only essential services will remain open. These include food establishments, wet markets and supermarkets, clinics, hospitals, utilities, transport and key banking services.

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