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You should call SHN hotline before doing these weird actions

SHN hotline number is 6812-5555. Call this number if you are unsure if you can do certain things during your stay in Singapore SHN (Stay Home Notice).

What Must Be Done During SHN (Stay Home Notice) in Singapore

We took the link below as base for the source updated as of 30 July 2021 1:30PM :

  1. Remain in your place of residence at all times during the SHN period
  2. Minimise contact with others, and avoid interaction with others in your residence
  3. Only leave residence for your scheduled COVID-19 test appointment
  4. Monitor your health closely
  5. Maintain good personal hygiene.
  6. Do not touch your face.
  7. Cover your mouth when coughing or sneezing.
  8. Maintain good indoor ventilation.
  9. Carry out frequent cleaning of your place of residence.
  10. Do not share food, crockery, utensils and other personal hygiene items.
  11. If you need to leave your room, eg. to go to the toilet, avoid touching any surfaces such as door knobs and handles, or wipe them down with disinfection should you do so.
  12. Masks are mandatory at all times when leaving the house e.g. if you need to seek medical attention.

Penalty for breach of SHN

Individuals who breach their Stay-Home Notice may be prosecuted under the Infectious Diseases (COVID-19 – Stay Orders) Regulations 2020. First-time offenders can be fined up to $10,000, jailed for up to six months, or both.

STOP Photo by Anwaar Ali on Unsplash
Photo by Anwaar Ali on Unsplash

Compilation of bad SHN behaviours and their respective penalties

and many more here:


So you see, Singapore government is very serious about people breaching SHN rules. If you have any problem inside SHN, do call the SHN Hotline before doing things that will get you in trouble with the law.

Credits: Photo by Nadine Shaabana on Unsplash

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