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Singapore extends vaccinated journey lane scheme to eight extra international locations


Singapore will probably be extending its Vaccinated Journey Lane (VTL) scheme to eight extra international locations from October 19, permitting travellers who’re absolutely vaccinated towards the Covid-19 to enter the city-state with out having to serve quarantine, media stories quoting the civil aviation authority mentioned on Saturday.

Totally vaccinated travellers from Canada, Denmark, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, United Kingdom, and the USA will be capable of enter Singapore underneath this association from October 19, Channel Information Asia reported, citing the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS).

This growth is being carried out in a “cautious and step-by-step method” to assist “reclaim and rebuild” Singapore’s standing as a world aviation hub with world connectivity, the CAAS mentioned.

“The vaccinated journey lanes would restore two-way quarantine-free journey between Singapore and the eight newly introduced international locations,” Transport Minister S Iswaran mentioned throughout a press convention on Saturday.

This comes after the “expertise and confidence gained” from the primary two vaccinated journey lanes with Brunei and Germany, which had been opened final month, the CAAS added.

On Friday, Singapore had introduced one other VTL with South Korea, beginning November 15.

On Saturday, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong dominated out an entire lockdown, whilst Singapore reported 3,590 infections on Friday, together with 765 in migrant employee dormitories in addition to six deaths.

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