Singapore has lifted its border restrictions for people coming from China and Australia

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Singapore has lifted its border restriction for people visiting from mainland china and Australia’s Victoria state, and the lifting will be effective from 6th November midnight onwards. This lift is applicable for almost everyone, including the long-term pass holders, the permanent residents, etc. the CAAS released this statement on Thursday. The statement further stated that visitors can now apply for the air Travel pass from 30th October 12 pm onwards to get an entry into Singapore. The passengers need to keep in mind that they must be in mainland china or Australia for 14 days continuously and travel to Singapore on direct flights. Once the travellers have arrived in Singapore, they will have to undergo a PCR test at the airport, and once cleared, they can do all sort of typical day to day activities in Singapore without going through quarantine. Earlier the border restrictions were lifted for passengers traveling from Vietnam, New Zealand, Australia, excluding the Victoria state and Brunei Darussalam. CAAS has approved around 1,375 applications for people traveling from these places till 29th October, and about 602 have landed in Singapore, and none of them were positive. This decision has been taken after a month of monitoring, and CAAS has stated that both these places have shown a significant improvement and have controlled the spread of COVID-19 successfully. Moreover, the risk of importation from these places is very low as the rare virus local incidence has gone down significantly. The travel advisory by the CAAS  for the travel to mainland China and Australia will be updated, and the travellers will be asked to take all the measures.

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