Multiple NTUC Fairprice outlets and Orchard Hotel among locations visited by COVID-19 cases

Nineteen locations were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious by the Ministry of Health on Thursday.

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Published: 4 June 2021, 12:41 PM

Nineteen locations, including four different NTUC Fairprice outlets, were added to the list of locations visited by COVID-19 cases during the period that they were infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (Jun 3).

The NTUC Fairprice outlets were located at 1 Jalan Bukit Merah, 301 Yishun Avenue 2, 3087 Anchorvale Road and 50 Havelock Road. 

Several locations were visited multiple times, including Atatzcut Singapore at 348 Bedok Road, which was visited five days in a row, from May 27 to May 31. 

Other locations on the list include Yuhua Community Club and Yew Tee Community Club, as well as Lucky Plaza and Orchard Hotel Singapore. 

The full details for the locations are: 

  1. Yuhua Community Club on May 21, 8am to 8.50am
  2. Westgate on May 21, 8am to 10pm
  3. Fu Nan Traditional Chinese Medicine Centre at 152 Bukit Batok Street 11 on May 22, 8.30am to 9.30am
  4. NTUC Fairprice at 1 Jalan Bukit Merah on May 22, 12.40pm to 1.10pm
  5. NTUC Fairprice 301 Yishun Avenue 2 on May 22, 1.20pm to 2.30pm; May 23, 1.20pm to 2.30pm; May 24, 1.20pm to 2.30pm; May 26, 1.20pm to 2.30pm
  6. Ramada at 16 Ah Hood Road on May 24, 11.55am to 4.25pm
  7. Yew Tee Community Club on May 24, 5.45pm to 6.45pm
  8. Al Barakah Health and Beauty Mart at 302 Woodlands Street 31 on May 25, 6pm to 7pm
  9. NTUC Fairprice at 308 Anchorvale Road on May 27, 12am to 7.30am, 9am to 9pm; May 28, 7.30pm to 12am; May 29, 12am to 7.30pm, 9am to 1pm, 7.30pm to 12am
  10. Jurong Port Pass / Permit Offce on May 27, 9.45am to 11am
  11. NTUC Fairprice at 50 Havelock Road on May 27, 12.40pm to 1.45pm
  12. Atatzcut Singapore at 348 Bedok Road on May 27, 2pm to 10pm; May 28, 12pm to 7pm; May 29, 12pm to 7pm; May 30, 12pm to 7pm; May 31, 12pm to 7pm
  13. Lucky Plaza on May 27, 5.55pm to 8.30pm
  14. Orchard Hotel Singapore on May 28, 8am to 6pm
  15. Thong Sheng Motors Trading at 7 Pioneer Road North on May 29, 6.15pm to 7.15pm
  16. Prime Supermarket at 763 Jurong West Street 75 on May 29, 8pm to 8.35pm
  17. Ang Mo Supermarket at 642 Hougang Avenue 8 on May 30, 11.25am to 12pm
  18. JIC Inspection Services at 53 Pioneer Road on Jun 1, 10am to 12.30pm
  19. VICOM Inspection Centre at 511 Bukit Batok Street 2 on Jun 1, 11am to 12.30pm

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.

Thirty-five new COVID-19 cases were reported on Thursday, with only one unlinked case: a 41-year-old coating inspector who was detected during rostered routine testing.

Of the new cases, 22 cases were linked to MINDSville@Napiri Adult Disability Home. 19 cases were residents at the home, while the remaining three cases were nursing aides. All of them were already in quarantine.

MOH identified three new clusters.

One new cluster at Block 506 Hougang Avenue 8 currently has 13 cases, with the latest case being a 58-year-old homemaker. As such, all residents and visitors of the block will have to go for a second round of COVID-19 testing on Friday or Saturday.

Another cluster was linked to a 61-year-old woman who works at Singapore Pools at NTUC Fairprice, while the final cluster was linked to an 80-year-old retiree.

New cases have also been added to previous clusters – a 30-year-old delivery rider was added to the cluster of McDonald’s delivery riders, and a 39-year-old kitchen assistant was linked to the NTUC Foodfare cluster.

A three-year-old My First Skool student was linked to a 65-year-old homemaker, and a 17-year-old Malaysian student was linked to a 36-year-old Vietnamese homemaker. 

Meanwhile, a 24-year-old insurance agent was linked to a 74-year-old retiree, and a 29-year-old Indonesian foreign domestic worker was linked to an 82-year-old retiree.

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