Diners enjoying their meal on July 21 at a coffee shop, on the eve of renewed measures banning dining-in till Aug 18. Singapore reverted to Phase Two (Heightened Alert) to curb a new wave of infections believed to have originated from the Jurong Fishery Port. Workers from the port are believed to have spread the Covid-19 virus to KTVs and various other wet markets and food centres. Photo: Albert Chua / The Edge Singapore

Quoteworthy: "We are at risk of an uncontrollable rise in cases, which could potentially result in many severe illnesses or even deaths." — Health Minister Ong Ye Kung, on why the resumption of tighter measures are needed.

Economists keep growth forecasts unchanged Following the return to Phase Two (Heightened Alert) measures announced by the Singapore government on July 20, economists have kept their GDP forecasts unchanged for now, albeit cautiously.

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