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COVID-19 cases detected in 35 markets and food centres

There were four clusters and three locations with three or more cases.

Khalisa Zulkiflee

Creative writer and comedian on the side.


Published: 21 July 2021, 1:10 PM

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:

Clusters

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 

Bangkit Market 

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 

Redhill Market 

Shunfu Mart 

Taman Jurong Market 

Teban Garden Market 

Teck Ghee Market & Food Centre 

146 Teck Whye Avenue Market 

Tekka Centre 

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.


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