Media Releases 15 Apr 2020 Updated 23 Jul 2020 Tightening Safe Distancing Measures For Food & Beverage and Online Retail Delivery Share: MR No.: 017/20 To reduce the risk of further local transmission of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health announced that only essential services and related supply chains would be allowed to operate during the Circuit Breaker Period from 7 April to 4 May 2020 (inclusive). During this period, all Food & Beverage establishments can only operate for takeaway and/or delivery. Dining-in is not permitted. In addition, only online retail and delivery are allowed for retail establishments not providing essential services. These measures are to reduce interactions outside of the household. Click here to read the full release.