Quarantine Leave – Information From the Office of the Prime Minister 02/2020

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People & Standards Division, Office of the Prime Minister

P&SD Circular No. 02/2020 

Further to P&SD Circular No. 01/2020, employees are informed of the updated list of countries and regions as directed by the Superintendent of Public Health: China including Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Iran and Northern part of Italy (Lombardy, Piedmont, Veneto and Emilia Romagna). Further updates as given by the Health authorities may follow.Employees are eligible to apply for Quarantine Leave to cover the recommended period of self-quarantine to remain in their home for 14 calendar days from the date they left the affected country, as indicated in P&SD Circular No. 1/2020 and as updated in this circular.

Employees who travelled to the affected countries/regions, are reminded that they are to present proof of travel to the respective Director for People Management, within the respective Ministry, for the necessary verification with the Superintendent of Public Health.

Management shall have the prerogative to conduct house visits to verify that employees who are on quarantine leave remain in their home. It is to be ensured that the contents of this Circular are brought to the attention of all public officers as well as the Public Sector entities within your remit.