77 people fined for COVID-19 breaches at parks; enforcement stepped up at hotspots including HDB common areas

SINGAPORE: A total of 77 people have been fined for breaching COVID-19 regulations in parks since the start of Phase 2 (Heightened Alert), the Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment (MSE) said on Friday (Jun 11).

These individuals flouted safe management measures in parks managed by the National Parks Board (NParks). Some of them had gathered in groups of more than two people while others did not wear a mask even though they were not engaging in strenuous exercises.

MSE said two groups of eight individuals were caught gathering in Changi Beach Park and East Coast Park.

NParks has also issued more than 6,000 advisories to individuals for not wearing masks and more than 800 advisories for gathering in groups of more than two people, added MSE.

Source – CNA

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