30 locations were added onto the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious on Sunday.
Thirty locations, including JEM and Westgate, were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while in their infectious period on Sunday (May 16).
There were 10 malls added to the list by the Ministry of Health (MOH). The malls are JEM, Westgate, Tampines 1, Parkway Centre, White Sands, Changi City Point, Junction 8, Market Square @ Downtown East, Bedok Mall and Rivervale Plaza.
Other locations include the Kimly Coffeeshop in Pasir Ris, the popular Old Airport Road Food Centre & Shopping Mall, as well as supermarkets at 19 Serangoon North Avenue 5 and Yuhua Place.
The details for the locations are:
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 will engage the management of affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection.
There were 38 new community cases reported on Sunday, the highest since Apr 14, 2020, when Singapore was a week into the circuit breaker. Of the new community cases, 17 are unlinked.
Two new COVID-19 clusters have also been identified. The first cluster is at Changi Prison Complex while the other is linked to a cook working at Wok Hey in White Sands shopping mall.
Of the new community cases on Sunday, two were linked to the Changi Prison cluster, while one was linked to the Wok Hey chef.
A second-year Singapore Polytechnic student from the Media, Arts and Design school student was also among the new community cases. He was asymptomatic when he last visited campus on May 11, said an SP spokesperson.
The school announced that all lectures and tutorials will be moved online from Monday (May 17) for the safety of all students.
An employee working at Sheng Siong in Block 440 Bukit Batok Avenue 8 also tested positive for COVID-19. He was in charge of replenishing stocks at the grocery department and had minimal contact with customers, reported the company on Sunday (May 16).
All staff members at the Sheng Siong outlet will be swabbed, and the store will be deep cleaned for two days, starting on May 16. Business at the outlet will resume on Tuesday (May 18).
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