Large cluster identified at DHL Centre at Tampines, Chinatown Complex cluster grows to 81 cases

There were 517 new local COVID-19 infections on Sep 12.

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Published: 13 September 2021, 10:53 AM

DHL Supply Chain Advanced Regional Centre at Tampines was identified as a new COVID-19 cluster on Sunday (Sep 12), with 28 cases. 

Twenty-five cases are staff, while the remaining three are household contacts of cases, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. 

Singapore reported 517 new local COVID-19 infections on Sunday. 

Chinatown Complex was also identified as a large COVID-19 cluster over the weekend, and has 81 cases so far. There is ongoing transmission of COVID-19 to 67 stallholders, four cleaners, one Safe Distancing Ambassador and nine household contacts of cases. 

Chinatown Complex has since been closed to the public. 

Sixteen new cases were also linked to seven bus interchanges. There are now 212 cases at Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, 190 cases at Boon Lay Bus Interchange, 61 cases at Clementi Bus Interchange, 48 cases at Jurong East Bus Interchange, 47 cases at Punggol Bus Interchange, 73 cases at Tampines Bus Interchange and 39 cases at Bishan Bus Interchange. 

Of the new local COVID-19 infections on Sunday, 190 were between ages 12 and 39. 

There were three imported cases who were placed either on Stay-Home Notice or in isolation upon arrival in Singapore.

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