SUPPORT FOR TAXI, PRIVATE-HIRE DRIVERS
As work-from-home continues to be the default association, taxi and private-hire automotive drivers will obtain a payout of S$10 per automobile per day in December, as an alternative of S$5 as beforehand introduced.
This support may also be prolonged to January, at S$5 per automobile per day, underneath the COVID-19 Driver Relief Fund.
It is predicted to profit about 50,000 drivers and value the Government a further S$16 million, stated the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in a separate media launch.
This brings the full quantity put aside by the Government for the taxi and private-hire automotive sectors to greater than S$530 million since February final 12 months.
Taxi operators have additionally pledged to proceed rental waivers for drivers, stated LTA.
Singapore’s COVID-19 multi-ministry job drive introduced on Saturday that the Stabilisation Phase will finish on Nov 21, and the nation will return to the Transition Phase.
Fully vaccinated individuals, together with these from totally different households, will be in a position to dine collectively in teams of up to 5.
The group dimension restrict on social gatherings may also be raised from two to 5 individuals, and the cap on family guests will likewise enhance to 5.