Evening Update: Today's headlines from The Straits Times on July 16

Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Friday, July 16.


S'pore cuts dine-in cap to 2 as Covid-19 KTV cluster grows; up to 5 at some F&B outlets if fully vaccinated

From July 19 to Aug 8, group sizes will be limited to two people for hawker centres, foodcourts and coffee shops.

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S'pore tightens Covid-19 rules as KTV cluster grows, pivoted night spots to suspend operations

The Covid-19 cluster linked to KTV outlets has grown to 120 people since the first case was identified five days ago.

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MOH to take 4-ring approach to contain Covid-19 spread from KTV cluster

Members of the public who came into contact with confirmed cases will be required under the law to get tested.

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Singapore to tighten Covid-19 measures from July 19: What you need to know

MOH has announced a calibrated tightening of some measures to contain the spread in the community.

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53 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in S'pore, including 32 linked to KTV cluster; 8 imported cases

There were also eight new imported cases. The total number of cases in Singapore stands at 62,913.

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Soil erosion at Bukit Batok Town Park quarry led to water gushing down slope onto road

Traffic had to be diverted from Bukit Batok West Avenue 5 on Thursday evening.

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Woman charged with murder of 51-year-old man in Ang Mo Kio

Nguyen Ngoc Giau allegedly killed Mr Choy Wang Keung along the fifth storey corridor of an Ang Mo Kio HDB block.

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Team Singapore at the Tokyo Olympics

Get to know all the 23 athletes of Team Singapore representing the country in Japan.

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BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine produces 10 times more antibodies than Sinovac: Hong Kong study

But mRNA and inactivated vaccines have both prevented more severe cases and fatalities, says the study.

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Case adjourned for man accused in 2019 Lucky Plaza crash that killed 2 maids

He was expected to plead guilty but no plea was taken, as he had disputed certain portions of the court documents.

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