Community Safety

City to Enforce Use of Face Masks at it’s Facilities

In line with Level 4 COVID-19 Lockdown restrictions, it is compulsory for everyone using any of the municipality’s facilities to wear a face mask, or any form of material covering mouth and nose, with effect from Friday, 1 May.

All visitors to the City’s buildings will not be permitted to enter or board any of our public transport modes without the face mask or the material described above. The restriction extents to all the City venues, offices, customer care centres and depots.

Residents are urged to observe the lockdown restrictions and practise proper hygiene by washing hands with soap for at least 20 seconds, or use a sanitiser with alcohol content of 60% or more, to curb the spread of the virus.

The compulsory wearing of face masks or any appropriate item to cover mouth and nose in all public spaces and public transport is prescribed by Section 5.1 of the National Disaster Management Act Regulations gazetted on 29 April, and the main benefit of wearing masks is to reduce the amount of virus-carrying cough or sneeze droplets released into the environment by those who do not wear a mask.