Great World City, Mustafa Centre among places visited by COVID-19 cases

There were 22 locations added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious on Wednesday (May 19).

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Published: 20 May 2021, 12:11 PM

Twenty-two locations, including Great World City and Mustafa Centre, have been added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while in their infectious period on Wednesday (May 19). 

Shopping malls and centres in this list include Canberra Plaza, Tiong Bahru Plaza, The Star Vista, Peninsula Plaza, Funan, ION Orchard, JEM, Paragon, TripleOne Somerset, and Mustafa Centre.

Other locations include IKEA Alexandra, Changi Airport Terminal 3, Marina Bay Sands Casino, Takashimaya at 391A Orchard Road and the OCBC branch at Toa Payoh Central.

The full list of details for the locations are: 

  1. IKEA Alexandra at 317 Alexandra Road on May 5, 10.35am to 11.05am
  2. Great World City at 1 Kim Seng Promenade on May 5, 6.40pm to 7.10pm
  3. Sheng Siong Supermarket at 52 Chin Swee Road on May 7, 6pm to 7pm; May 14, 5.20pm to 5.50pm; May 16, 8.45am to 9.15am
  4. NTUC FairPrice at Canberra Plaza on May 7, 7.05pm to 7.40pm
  5. Kopitiam at Changi Airport Terminal 3 on May 7, 7.15pm to 7.45pm, 9.15pm to 9.45pm
  6. Tiong Bahru Plaza at 298 Tiong Bahru Road on May 8, 2.25pm to 4pm
  7. Lao Huo Tang at The Star Vista from May 8, 7.25pm to 7.30pm
  8. Cold Storage at Great World City on May 9, 2.05pm to 2.40pm; May 10, 4.15pm to 4.50pm
  9. Marina Bay Sands Casino at 10 Bayfront Avenue on May 10, 12.05pm to 9.05pm; May 14 to 15, 9.30pm to 7.30am; May 14 to 15, 10.05pm to 7.30am
  10. Takashimaya at 391A Orchard Road on May 11, 4.20pm to 5.55pm
  11. Cathay Photo at Peninsula Plaza on May 11, 4.30pm to 5.05pm
  12. KopiTech at Funan on May 12, 10.10am to 10.45am
  13. Steinway & Sons at ION Orchard on May 13, 1.25pm to 2pm
  14. Cookhouse by koufu at JEM on May 13, 1.45pm to 2.45pm
  15. Rochor Beancurd House at 745 Geylang Road on may 14, 12.30am to 2am
  16. Starbucks at Paragon on May 14, 3pm to 7.15pm
  17. Seorae Korean Charcoal BBQ at JEM on May 14, 7.55pm to 9.30pm
  18. NTUC FairPrice at 345 Jurong East Street 31 on May 14, 10.50pm to 11.20pm
  19. MEIDI-YA Supermarket at Great World City on May 16, 9.50am to 11.30am
  20. FairPrice Finest at TripleOne Somerset on May 16, 10.55am to 11.30am
  21. OCBC at Toa Payoh Central on May 16, 3.35pm to 4.20pm
  22. Mustafa Centre on May 16, 10.40pm to 11.30pm

The list is exclusive of residences, workplaces, healthcare facilities and public transport.

Those identified as close contacts of confirmed cases would have been notified by the Ministry of Health (MOH).

Individuals who were at these 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 symptoms of acute respiratory infection (such as cough, sore throat and runny nose) develop, 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 there have been confirmed cases of COVID-19 as the National Environmental Agency has engaged the management of affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection.

There were 38 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Wednesday, with 34 in the community, including 11 unlinked cases. 

Three primary school students from St Anthony’s Canossian, St Stephen’s and White Sands are among the new community cases. They are all linked to the Changi Airport cluster.

Five new clusters were identified on Wednesday. They are linked to Jin Tai Tong Food Industries, Sms Infocomm (Singapore), a 29-year-old Singaporean who works as a digital web designer, a 77-year-old Singaporean homemaker and a 22-year-old Singaporean woman who works at Invade.

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