Chinatown Complex Food Centre, Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre among places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

Four new locations were added to the Ministry of Health’s list on Wednesday.

Sarah Chan

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Published: 6 May 2021, 12:17 PM

Four locations, including Chinatown Complex Food Centre and Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre were added into the list of public places visited by COVID-19 cases while they were infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (May 5).

Other locations include a coffee shop at Woodlands Street 11 and a POSB branch at Kaki Bukit Recreation Centre.

The POSB branch was visited by a COVID-19 community case linked to the Tan Tock Seng Hospital cluster.

The full list of locations, date and time visited by the cases are as follows.

  1. POSB at Kaki Bukit Recreation Centre on Apr 27, 10.05am to 11.30am
  2. Chinatown Complex Food Centre on Apr 30, 8.00pm to 8.45pm
  3. Clementi 448 Market & Food Centre at 448 Clementi Avenue 3 on May 1, 6.00pm to 7.00pm
  4. ST 11 Coffee House at 167 Woodlands Street 11 on May 1 to May 2, 10.00pm to 12.10am

The list of places exclude residences, workplaces, healthcare facilities and public transport.

Those identified as close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases would have been notified by MOH.

The list is updated by MOH on a rolling 14-day basis, or one incubation period, and as epidemiological investigations progress.

If you were at any of the locations during the specified timings, you should monitor your health closely for 14 days from your date of visit as a precautionary measure, MOH advised.

There is no need to avoid places where confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been as the National Environment Agency will engage the management of the affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection.

There were 16 new COVID-19 infections reported on Wednesday, with one community case. There were no new cases linked to the Tan Tock Seng Hospital cluster.

The community case is linked to three previous infections in April. All four cases had previously been to Pasir Panjang Terminal for work where transmission could have occured.

The four cases have now formed a new cluster, bringing the total number of active clusters in Singapore to 10.

MOH said that the ministry will conduct precautionary testing on port workers employed by PSA Singapore and deployed at Pasir Panjang Terminal.

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