Good evening! Catch up on some of the main headlines on Sunday, May 16.
S'pore schools to start full home-based learning from May 19 amid spike in Covid-19 cases
The mid-year GCE O- and A-level mother tongue examinations will proceed as planned.
Pre-schools, student care centres to remain open but parents urged to keep kids home
As work-from-home will be the default mode at workplaces, parents are encouraged to keep their children at home.
None of the children with Covid-19 seriously ill, but situation still worrying: Chan Chun Sing
New strains of the coronavirus are much more virulent and seem to attack younger children, said Education Minister Chan Chun Sing.
MOH studying if second dose of Covid-19 vaccine can be given later, to give more people first dose: Ong Ye Kung
Experts believe the two doses can be spaced further apart - up to six to eight weeks - without affecting their efficacy.
38 community infections among 49 new Covid-19 cases in S'pore
Of the community cases, 18 are currently unlinked.
Taxis, private-hire cars can take more than two passengers only if from same household, starting May 16
Commercial car-pooling services such as GrabHitch and RydePool will cease from May 16 to June 13, LTA said.
Thinner crowds at parks, markets as people stick to groups of 2 on first day of tighter Covid-19 rules
Regular park-goers said the Sunday crowd had thinned out and people were generally abiding by the rules.
S'pore's new Covid-19 rules: Can family living together go out in groups of more than 2?
Can two people eat outside of home in a public place, such as at the beach?
Will I be allowed to swim or play badminton? SportSG answers questions on new Covid-19 rules
Can a family of four exercise outdoors together? What indoor facilities are to be closed?
TraceTogether tokens safe to use, says S'pore Govt, after video raising radiation concerns surfaces
SafeEntry check-ins using the TraceTogether app or token will be compulsory from May 17.