A new cluster of the rampant delta Covid-19 strain has been detected at the Marina Bay Sands casino, forcing it to temporarily close in order to break the chain of infection.
According to the Ministry of Health, amidst a spike in Covid-19 cases in the city , a total of 11 cases have come from the Marina Bay Sands cluster.
The casino will be closed from July 22 to August 5 for deep cleaning, and special testing operations for all staff members of the casino will be conducted.
The government has also extended free Covid-19 testing for all members of the public who had visited the casino between July 7 and July 21.
Marina Bay Sands has introduced a state-of-the-art hybrid broadcast studio, complete with holograms and virtual reality, as it seeks to salvage its MICE business.
Marina Bay Sands’ ArtScience Museum has announced the launch of its new permanent VR Gallery.
Following a temporary property closure at Marina Bay Sands after two of its staff were found positive for covid-19, the operator said it had also conducted mass testing of its workers.
Singapore integrated resort Marina Bay Sands has resumed operations as of Wednesday, May 19, after two days of extensive deep cleaning. The casino operator on Monday afternoon said it was “temporarily closing” its casino for deep cleaning after two of its staff were tested positive for covid-19. Company release
Singapore local residents are continuing to support the island’s two integrated resorts, with Q4 results confirming a trend noted the prior quarter.
The Singapore market continues to show resilience during the pandemic, Bernstein Research noted in commentary on Las Vegas Sands' Q4 results.
Singapore's Marina Bay Sands has been visited twice in the past two weeks by known Covid-19 cases during their infectious period, according to the Ministry of Health.
Marina Bay Sands has rolled out Mixed Reality (MR) capabilities at its state-of-the-art Hybrid Broadcast Studio at Sands Expo and Convention Centre. Launched at Singapore’s first hybrid trade show, TravelRevive, the MR technology is set to enlarge the studio’s hybrid tech toolbox, empowering event planners to transform their events.
Singapore’s two integrated resorts surprised analysts with the strength of their most recent results, despite higher entry fees for locals and a lack of international travel.
A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore will come into effect from Nov. 22 allowing quarantine-free movement between the cities. Visitors will be required to have a negative Covid-19 test prior to departure.