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Jem shopping mall, Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre among locations visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

A McDonald's outlet in Sembawang and a Sheng Siong supermarket in Yishun were also added to the list.

Phoon Jia Hui
Phoon Jia Hui

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Published: 15 January 2021, 10:02 AM

Jem shopping mall in Jurong East and Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (Jan 14).

Other locations added to the list are the McDonald’s outlet at Sembawang Cottage and the Sheng Siong supermarket at Junction Nine in Yishun.

The full details are as follows: 

  1. Chong Pang City Wet Market and Food Centre at 105 Yishun Ring Road on Jan 9, between 6.30am and 7.30am
  2. McDonald’s outlet at Sembawang Cottage located at 369 Sembawang Road on Jan 9, between 12.25pm and 1pm
  3. Jem mall on Jan 9, between 2.25pm and 5.25pm
  4. Sheng Siong supermarket at Junction Nine mall in Yishun on Jan 10, between 11.15am and 11.50am

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 were 45 new COVID-19 cases reported in Singapore on Thursday. Of these, 44 were imported, with one in the community. 

The sole community case is a 32-year-old Singaporean man who works as a para-veterinarian with the Singapore Police Force’s K-9 Unit. 

His job mainly involves tele-consultations with dog handlers. The case is currently unlinked and his serological test result has come back negative, which indicates that this is likely a current infection, said MOH.


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