Coronavirus: Hygiene measures stepped up at public events and venues in Singapore

Ms Rahimah Rashith and Mr Soufyan Zakhnini at their wedding at Changi Simei Community Club yesterday. The community centre requested temperature scans for the couple and wedding guests.
Ms Rahimah Rashith and Mr Soufyan Zakhnini at their wedding at Changi Simei Community Club yesterday. The community centre requested temperature scans for the couple and wedding guests.ST PHOTO: ARIFFIN JAMAR

Before they could march into the wedding hall in the evening yesterday, Ms Rahimah Rashith and her husband Soufyan Zakhnini had their temperatures taken and filled out their names and contact numbers on a contact sheet.

All their guests at the Changi-Simei Community Building did likewise after Singapore raised its alert level to orange in the light of the coronavirus outbreak.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on February 09, 2020, with the headline 'Hygiene measures stepped up at public events and venues'. Subscribe