Singapore and Taiwan, success stories in containing Covid-19, are both rapidly imposing aggressive restrictions at home — and tightening travel between each other.

In Taiwan, authorities encouraged people to stay at home this weekend. Indoor family and social gatherings in Taipei will be limited to five people, while outdoor ones will be restricted to 10. A record 206 new local cases were reported on May 16, after the addition of 180 infections the day before.

In Singapore, indoor dining at restaurants has been banned and working from home will now be the default, as the city-state re-imposed lockdown-like measures it last ordered a year ago.

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