Written Reply by Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, to Parliamentary Question on Vaccination Entry Checks at Hawker Centres
1434. Mr Melvin Yong Yik Chye: To ask the Minister for Sustainability since the introduction of COVID-19 vaccination entry checks at hawker centres, what is the number of (i) disputes between enforcement officers and diners and (ii) cases of unvaccinated patrons found to be dining-in.
- With the introduction of COVID-19 Vaccination-Differentiated Safe Management Measures (VDS) at hawker centres, only fully vaccinated persons can dine in. Since the commencement of vaccination entry checks on 23 November 2021, there have been four cases where patrons were uncooperative and police assistance was activated. 24 cases of unvaccinated or partially vaccinated persons were also found dining in.Enforcement action will be taken against persons who breach VDS at hawker centres, with first-time offenders liable for a fine of $300.