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Redhill Market and Tiong Bahru Plaza among places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

Seventeen locations were added to the Ministry of Health’s list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious on Tuesday.

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Published: 23 June 2021, 11:42 AM

Seventeen locations, including Redhill Market and Tiong Bahru Plaza, were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious on Tuesday (Jun 22). 

The Redhill Market was visited six times between Jun 19 and Jun 21 during its infectious period.

Other locations added to the list by the Ministry of Health (MOH) include NTUC FairPrice at Bukit Merah Central, Premium Eyecare at Funan and the HDB branch at Bukit Merah. 

Shopping malls such as VivoCity, Jurong Point, Funan and Sim Lim Square were also added to the list. 

The details for the locations are:

  1. NTUC FairPrice at 18/20 Kim Tian Road on Jun 10, 1.45pm to 3.45pm
  2. HDB Bukit Merah Branch at 166 Bukit Merah Central on Jun 10, 3pm to 3.35pm
  3. Hing Show Nails at 82 Marine Parade Central on Jun 11, 1.25pm to 3.20pm
  4. Jurong Point at 1 Jurong West Central 2 on Jun 14, 7.40pm to 8.40pm
  5. Tiong Bahru Plaza at 298 Tiong Bahru Road on Jun 16, 6.10pm to 7pm
  6. Khai Yong Heng Goldsmith at Tiong Bahru Plaza on Jun 17, 12.50pm to 2.30pm
  7. Hairpost Beauty Salon at 162 Bukit Merah Central on Jun 17, 3.35pm to 5.10pm
  8. People’s Park Centre at 101 Upper Cross Street on Jun 17, 4.40pm to 5.15pm
  9. Sim Lim Square at 1 Rochor Canal Road on Jun 17, 5.45pm to 6.25pm
  10. NTUC FairPrice at 166 Bukit Merah Central on Jun 17, 6.15pm to 8.20pm
  11. Premium Eyecare at Funan on Jun 18, 2pm to 3pm
  12. Vivocity at 1 Harbourfront Walk on Jun 18, 6pm to 7.50pm
  13. Zenxin Organic Food Singapore at Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre on Jun 19, 10.45am to 12.20pm
  14. Redhill Market at 79 Redhill Lane on Jun 19, 11.10am to 2pm; Jun 19, 5pm to 7pm; Jun 20, 6.30am to 9am; Jun 20, 11am to 2pm; Jun 20, 5pm to 7pm; Jun 21, 6.30am to 9am
  15. JJ Dance Movement at Orchid Hotel on Jun 19, 6.35pm to 9.35pm
  16. Giant Express at 86 Redhill Close on Jun 20, 6.40am to 7.10am
  17. Guan Kim Restaurant at 47 Tanglin Halt Road on Jun 21, 6pm to 7pm

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

Those identified as close contacts of confirmed COVID-19 cases would have already 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 15 COVID-19 community cases reported on Tuesday (Jun 22). Three were linked to the cluster at Bukit Merah View, which has 81 confirmed cases so far. 

The new cases at Bukit Merah View cluster include an 11-year-old Singaporean student from Convent of the Holy Infant Jesus (Kellock), a 32-year-old Singaporean man and a 43-year-old Malaysian stall assistant at the Bukit Merah View market.

Two new clusters were also identified.

The first cluster at 90 Redhill Close includes three cases – one unlinked community case and two linked community cases – which led to a mandatory testing process for residents of seven housing blocks in Redhill.

The unlinked case from the cluster involves a 79-year-old Singaporean retiree who developed a fever and cough but did not see a doctor. He was detected on Jun 21 as part of surveillance testing for residents of the Redhill Close area.

The second cluster involves a 41-year-old Filipino foreign domestic worker who tested positive for COVID-19 on Jun 14 after developing symptoms such as sore throat, cough and anosmia.

A 52-year-old permanent resident who works as a consultant was identified as a link to this cluster on Tuesday. MOH reported that the man had been vaccinated and had been working from home since May 1.

The other unlinked cases include a 26-year-old analyst who works at Deutsche Bank, a 36-year-old Malaysian driver at Omni Aquatic Supplies and two retirees.


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