Coronavirus: Party on with a mask

It was a sizeable crowd at Marquee Singapore in Marina Bay Sands last week when DJ Illenium played his set.
It was a sizeable crowd at Marquee Singapore in Marina Bay Sands last week when DJ Illenium played his set. PHOTOS: MARQUEE SINGAPORE/ FACEBOOK, COLOSSAL PHOTOS
Some partygoers turned up with masks at Zouk last weekend.
Some partygoers turned up with masks at Zouk last weekend.PHOTOS: MARQUEE SINGAPORE/ FACEBOOK, COLOSSAL PHOTOS

The number of partygoers has dipped slightly, but nightspots are mostly still going ahead with gigs

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to take its toll on the hospitality, tourism, retail and food and beverage sectors, some nightclubs - whose lifeblood depends on the number of partygoers - are also seeing a dent in their business.

Zouk in Clarke Quay, for instance, tells The Straits Times it has seen a 25 to 30 per cent dip in attendance in recent weeks.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 15, 2020, with the headline 'Party on with a mask'. Print Edition | Subscribe