Singapore – It has been announced today that Singapore casinos Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa, have extended the initial closure period due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
The corporations, run by Las Vegas Sands and Genting Singapore respectively, released statements on their official websites that informed the public of the closure extension following the latest preventative measures by the Singapore Government.
Marina Bay Sands stated:
‘Marina Bay Sands will be suspending operations for the entire integrated resort from Tuesday, 7 April until Monday, 1 June, in support of the Singapore Government’s latest efforts to combat the COVID-19 situation. This closure will affect the Hotel, Casino, The Shoppes, food and beverage outlets and all attractions including ArtScience Museum.’
Marina Bay Sands is an integrated resort fronting Marina Bay in Singapore, owned by the Las Vegas Sands corporation. At its opening in 2010, it was billed as the world’s most expensive standalone casino property.
Resorts World Sentosa said:
‘In view of the extension of the circuit breaker period, Resorts World Sentosa will temporarily suspend all guest offerings including our attractions and casino until Monday, 1 June 2020. Selected F&B outlets will remain open for takeaways. Existing guests who have checked into our hotels will continue to stay with us.
Guests who have purchased tickets to our attractions, made reservations at our restaurants or hotel bookings or who have any general queries and concerns can reach out to us’.
Resorts World Sentosa is an integrated resort on the island of Sentosa, off the southern coast of Singapore. The key attractions include one of Singapore’s two casinos, a Universal Studios theme park, Adventure Cove Water Park, and S.E.A. Aquarium, which includes the world’s second largest oceanarium.
According to the latest figures out of Singapore, there are currently 10,141 reported cases of Coronavirus, 896 of whom have recovered, with a total of 12 deaths to date.