COVID-19 cases detected in 35 markets and food centres
There were four clusters and three locations with three or more cases.
COVID-19 cases linked to the growing Jurong Fishery Port cluster have been detected in at least 35 markets and food centres, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced on Tuesday (Jul 20) night.
Four locations – Haig Road Market and Food Centre, Chong Pang Market, Chong Boon Market and Food Centre and Hong Lim Market and Food Centre – are listed as clusters.
MOH said that 25 cases were linked to Haig Road Market and Food Centre, while 10 cases were linked to Chong Pang Market. Both locations will be closed till Aug 4 to break chains of transmissions and enable deep cleaning of the premises.
Chong Boon Market and Food Centre is also closed till Aug 1 and MOH is offering free COVID-19 testing for those who have visited the market between Jul 3 and Jul 17.
Free antigen rapid test self-test kits will be distributed to those who have visited Cheng San Market & Cooked Food Centre, Chong Boon Market and Food Centre, Geylang Serai Market and Food Centre, as well as Haig Road Market & Food Centre.
Three locations – Clementi 448 Market and Food Centre, 726 West Coast Wet Market and Whampoa Wet Market – have had three or more COVID-19 cases.
The vast majority of the other locations had less than three COVID-19 cases.
The 35 locations are:
Haig Road Market and Food Centre
Chong Pang Market
Chong Boon Market and Food Centre
Hong Lim Market and Food Centre
Three or more COVID-19 cases
Clementi 448 Market and Food Centre
726 West Coast Wet Market
Whampoa Wet Market
Less than three COVID-19 cases
Admiralty Wet Market
Albert Centre Market & Food Centre
Amoy Street Food Centre
Ang Mo Kio Central Market & Food Centre
630 Bedok Reservoir Road Market and Food Centre
Boon Lay Place Market and Food Village
Bukit Panjang Wet Market
Bukit Timah Wet Market
Cheng San Market & Cooked Food Centre
Geylang Bahru Market 12. Geylang Serai Market
Jurong Central Plaza 14. 497 Jurong West Street 41 Market
505 Jurong West Street 52 Market
Kim Keat Palm Market & Food Centre
Mayflower Wet Market and Food Centre
Taman Jurong Market
Teban Garden Market
Teck Ghee Market & Food Centre
146 Teck Whye Avenue Market
Telok Blangah Crescent Block 11
Tiong Bahru Market
58 New Upper Changi Road Market and Food Centre
Yuhua Market & Hawker Centre
In a separate announcement on Tuesday, MOH said there were 182 new local COVID-19 cases, of which 142 are linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and 14 are linked to the KTV cluster.
Minister of Health Ong Ye Kung said on Monday that both clusters are linked. He added that while the KTV cluster is settling down, the Jurong Fishery Port cluster is “rising worryingly”, because it is seeding cases in various markets and communities around them.
As of Wednesday morning, there are 321 cases linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster and 207 linked to the KTV cluster.