Dec 31, 2020 · Congratulations! You’ve conquered 2020 – for many of us the most challenging and hectic year in our lifetimes. While we take a rain check on year-end travel plans to a beach in Bali, a cafe in Paris, or even to Times Square to watch the ball drop, the widespread New Year’s Eve fireworks displays in Singapore will offer hope and encouragement as we usher in 2021.
The Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, sold under the brand names Vaxzevria and Covishield, is a viral vector vaccine produced by the British University of Oxford, British-Swedish company AstraZeneca, and the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations.
Singapore was in Phase 3 from 28 December 2020 until 7 May 2021; following the rise of the Delta variant, it temporarily reverted to Phase 2 on 8 May, which was raised to "Phase 2 Heightened Alert" from 16 May to 13 June, "Phase 3 Heightened Alert" from 14 June to 21 July and "Phase 2 Heightened Alert" from 22 July 2021 to 9 August 2021.