Fu Lu Shou Complex, Chinatown Complex and Night Safari among locations visited by COVID-19 cases

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

Sarah Chan

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Published: 17 June 2021, 11:31 AM

Eleven locations, including Fu Lu Shou Complex, Chinatown Complex and Night Safari, were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (Jun 16).

115 Bukit Merah View Market & Hawker Centre was also visited on multiple occasions between Jun 10 to Jun 13.

Other locations include a coffee shop at 116 Bukit Merah View, Katong Shopping Centre, Sheng Siong Supermarket at Junction 10 and NTUC FairPrice at Katong V Mall.

The details for the locations are:

  1. 115 Bukit Merah View Market & Hawker Centre on Jun 10, 11am to 11.30am; Jun 11, 11am to 11.30am; Jun 12, 11am to 11.30am; Jun 13, 3pm to 3.30pm
  2. Fu Lu Shou Complex on Jun 10, 2.55pm to 5.30pm
  3. Wet market at Chinatown Complex on Jun 11, 11.05am to 11.40am
  4. myCK – Chinatown at Chinatown Complex on Jun 11, 11.40am to 12.15pm
  5. Kim San Leng Coffee Shop at 116 Bukit Merah View on Jun 12, 9.15am to 9.45am
  6. Greet Effect Aquarium at 801 French Road on Jun 12, 3.35pm to 4.30pm
  7. Night Safari on Jun 12, 8.40pm to 10.30pm
  8. Sheng Siong Supermarket at Junction 10 on Jun 13, 11.10am to 1.15pm
  9. Katong Shopping Centre on Jun 13, 12pm to 3.40pm
  10. NTUC FairPrice at Katong V Mall on Jun 13, 3.30pm to 4.30pm
  11. Teoh Hock Seng at 129 Kim Tian Road on Jun 14, 11.30am to 12.05pm

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

Those identified as close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases would have already 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.

Individuals who were at those locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from the date of their visit. They should see a doctor if they develop symptoms of acute respiratory infection (such as cough, sore throat and runny nose), as well as fever and loss of taste or smell, and inform the doctor of their exposure history.

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 19 COVID-19 community cases reported on Wednesday (Jun 16).

Among the 19 cases, 13 were linked to the cluster at Bukit Merah View. The cases include two students studying at CHIJ St Theresa’s Convent and Gan Eng Seng School.

A previously unlinked case involving a 79-year-old Singaporean cleaner employed by AO ServicePro who works at 375 and 376 Clementi Avenue 4 has been reclassified as a linked case to the cluster. There are currently 39 confirmed cases from the cluster.

Following the outbreak at Bukit Merah View, the multi-ministry task force had announced a possible delay in Singapore’s plans to ease dine in restrictions during the second stage of Phase 3 (Heightened Alert). The measures were previously set to ease from Jun 21.

A part-time housekeeper at Eunike Living and a waitress at Common Man Stan were also linked to a previously confirmed case involving a 27-year-old male engineer who works at Ecoxplore.

There were also three unlinked cases on Wednesday. They include two foreign domestic workers and a retiree.

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