McDonald’s at The Woodgrove, BBQ Box @ Bukit Timah and FairPrice Finest at Le Quest Mall among places visited by COVID-19 cases

There were 16 new locations added to the Ministry of Health’s list on Wednesday.

Sarah Chan

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Published: 27 May 2021, 11:50 AM

Sixteen locations, including McDonald’s at The Woodgrove, BBQ Box @ Bukit Timah and FairPrice Finest at Le Quest Mall, were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while they were infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (May 26).

Other locations include Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex, Poke Theory at Thomson Road, a Workforce Singapore Careers Connect event at Woodlands Civic Centre and various food outlets.

The details of the locations are:

  1. Sushi Express at Hillion Mall on May 12, 1.40pm to 2.30pm
  2. G7 Sin Ma Live Bull Frog Claypot Porridge at 5 Cheong Chin Nam Road on May 13, 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  3. NTUC FairPrice Finest at Bukit Timah Plaza on May 13, 7.40pm to 8.40pm
  4. BBQ Box @ Bukit Timah at 22 Cheong Chin Nam Road on May 15, 9.15pm to 11.40pm; May 15, 10.00pm to 12.00am
  5. Mandai Crematorium and Columbarium Complex on May 15, 12.30pm to 1.35pm
  6. Yue Hwa Chinese Products at Jurong Point on May 17, 2.15pm to 3.20pm
  7. Workforce Singapore’s Careers Connect at Woodlands Civic Centre on May 19, 2.20pm to 3.25pm
  8. Tonkotsu Hototogisu at Causeway Point on May 19, 3.15pm to 3.50pm
  9. Poke Theory at 238 Thomson Road on May 20, 5pm to 10pm
  10. FairPrice Finest at Le Quest Mall on May 21, 9.15am to 9.50am; May 22, 4.20pm to 4.55pm
  11. McDonald’s at The Woodgrove on May 22, 12am to 4am; May 24, 6am to 3pm
  12. Subway at West Mall on May 22, 7.40am to 10pm
  13. Pizza Hut at Westgate on May 22, 3pm to 9pm
  14. Eccellent by HAO Mart at KINEX on May 22, 4.05pm to 5pm
  15. Hafary Pte Ltd at 560 Balestier Road on May 22, 5.10pm to 6pm
  16. Changi City Point on May 23, 5.55pm to 6.30pm

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

Those identified as close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases would have 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 23 new COVID-19 community cases and one dormitory case reported on Wednesday (May 26). Of the new cases, 21 were linked to previous cases while three are unlinked.

Seven new cases including two primary school students and an ITE College West student were linked to the JEM and Westgate cluster. There are currently 60 confirmed cases linked to the cluster.

Three new clusters have also been identified. The first cluster is linked to a 15-year-old Westwood Secondary School student, the second is linked to Hong Ye Group cleaners and another to a 34-year-old technician at Singapore Refining Company.

The Changi Prison Complex cluster reported one new case after a 49-year-old inmate, who was a close contact of a previous case, tested positive. There are 12 confirmed cases in the cluster.

The Learning Point cluster reported one new case involving a 35-year-old Thai woman who works at Santai Cafe at United World College and is a family member of a previous case. There are 32 linked cases in the cluster.

A 36-year-old Malaysian man who works as a dealer at Marina Bay Sands Casino was also linked to the Marina Bay Sands Casino dealer cluster that now has seven cases.

Two new cases were also reported at the McDonald’s delivery riders cluster which has since grown to 15 cases.

They include a Singaporean woman who works at McDonald’s Pasir Ris Elias Community Club and a permanent resident who works as a receptionist at Wanderloft Hostel and part-time at Collins at Nex Shopping Mall.

The personal chauffeur cluster also reported one new case involving a 31-year-old senior executive at Endowus who is a family member and household contact of two previous cases. The cluster now has eight confirmed cases.

The three unlinked cases include a 58-year-old woman who works at Chevy’s Bar and Bistro, a 38-year-old Malaysian man who works at Rong Chang F&B Services and a 24-year-old Malaysian man who works at McDonald’s at The Woodgrove.

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