Covid-19: Rules and regulations (Singapore) for funeral wakes, crematoriums & some columbariums during Circuit Breaker Phase 2 as of 22nd October 2020

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Covid-19: Rules and regulations (Singapore) for funeral wakes, crematoriums & some columbariums during Circuit Breaker Phase 2 as of 22nd October 2020

As Singapore slowly moves along Phase 2 of the circuit breaker, some rules and regulations have changed since the start of entering Phase 2.

Below is a list of common queries of various common locations:

(info accurate as of 22 0ct 2020)

Funeral Services Wake location

  • 30 Pax at any one given time (religious personnel and pallbearers excluded)
  • Safe distancing of 1-meter must be maintained at all times
  • Masks worn at all times
  • Each table with a max seating of 5 pax
  • Take temperature, Scan or fill in contact tracing channels upon arrival
  • No serving of buffet style meals

 

Foot procession for sending off

  • Max 30 pax with social distancing observed
  • Masks worn at all times

Mandai crematorium

  • Max 30 pax (entry passes will be issued and will be checked upon main gate before allowing entry)
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Masks worn at all times
  • No serving of snack, food items, or drinks
  • Attendees are recommended to leave as soon as possible after cremation service to avoid over crowding

Mandai Ash Collection:

  • Max 10 Pax per group
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Masks worn at all times
  • Take temperature and scan safe entry before entering

Mandai & Choa Chu Kang Columbarium:

  • 5 pax per group
  • Masks worn at all times
  • Social distancing between different groups
  • Offerings and prayer items and rituals are allowed

光明山 Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery (Bright Hill Temple)

  • Cremation Service
    • Max 30 pax
    • Masks worn at all times
    • Social distancing
    • No serving of food and drinks after cremation service
    • Attendees are advised to leave as soon as possible after cremation service is completed
  • 寄灵堂 Ancestral Hall
    • Max 5 pax
    • Masks worn at all times
    • Social distancing rule applies
    • Only the 7th day and 49th day prayers and rituals are allowed
  • Ash Collection
    • Max 10 pax
    • Masks worn at all times
    • Social distancing rule applies

Choa Chu Kang cemetery

  • Max 30 pax
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Masks worn at all times
  • No serving of snack, food items, or drinks
  • Attendees are recommended to leave as soon as possible after burial service to avoid over crowding

As rules and regulations with regards to this Covid-19 situation being constantly updated and changing, it is advised to consult your service provider or the office of the location you are visiting to clarify and get updates on their latest rules and regulations.

For generations, Embrace Funeral Services has been assisting with the essential arrangements of funeral services in Singapore. The team of undertakers pride themselves on their experience and professionalism in being the one stop funeral service provider with honest and affordable rates.

 

At Embrace Funeral Services, we work closely with family members to carry out funeral services in Singapore. Grieve and process your emotions appropriately without stress as we assist with funeral preparations. In addition, we offer bereavement support to friends and family that require it.

 

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