Singapore will suspend all 400 or so nightlife establishments that had pivoted into F&B establishments from July 19 to July 30, following a spike in new infections clustered around some of these outlets.

MTF co-chair Lawrence Wong said the Ministry of Health “will test all the staff of these establishments, inspect their management protocols in these establishments, and ensure these are properly implemented before they are allowed to resume F&B operations.”

According to Kenneth Mak, Singapore director of medical services, as of July 16, there are 120 cases related to the so-called KTV cluster, which involved social hostesses and their patrons. 

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