Resorts World Sentosa Casino and NTUC Foodfare outlet at Upper Serangoon View among locations visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

Nine locations were added to the list of locations visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious by the Ministry of Health on Monday.

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Published: 1 June 2021, 11:58 AM

Nine locations, including the NTUC Foodfare outlet at Upper Serangoon View and Resorts World Sentosa Casino, were added to the list of locations visited by COVID-19 cases while they were infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (May 31).

Other locations in the list include Sri Murugan Hill Temple, which was visited on May 21, and Giant Supermarket at Sunshine Plaza, which was visited on May 22.

The details of the locations are:

  1. Hair Label Salon at 57A New Upper Changi Road on May 17, 6.45pm to 7.45pm
  2. Health Management Centre at 809 French Road on May 19, 2.20pm to 3pm; May 22, 2.35pm to 3.10pm
  3. Resorts World Sentosa Casino on May 19 to May 20, 4pm to 12.20am; May 20, 8.10pm to 12.55pm
  4. Rains Foot Massage at 6 Hougang Ave 3 on May 20, 6.20pm to 7.20pm
  5. Quan Shui Wet Market at 156 Bukit Batok Street 11 on May 21, 8.45am to 9.15am
  6. Sri Murugan Hill Temple on May 21, 10.30am to 11am
  7. Bukit Batok Golf Range on May 21, 8.10pm to 9.10pm
  8. Giant Supermarket at Sunshine Plaza on May 22, 2.35pm to 3.10pm
  9. NTUC Foodfare at 476D Upper Serangoon View on May 29, 12.55pm to 10.25pm; May 30, 9.40am to 4.30pm

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.

MOH reported 23 new cases of COVID-19 on Monday, including 16 community cases. Among the community cases, 13 were linked to previous infections, with 11 already in quarantine and the other two detected through surveillance.

The remaining seven cases were all imported cases that had been placed on stay-home notice upon arriving in Singapore.

MOH identified a new cluster linked to a 49-year-old executive at Eng Soon Chair & Table Hire Service. The other two cases in the cluster are family members of the original case.

Four new locally transmitted cases were linked to the Hong Ye Group cleaners cluster, including an 11-year old Singaporean student at New Town Primary School. The cluster currently has a total of 21 infections.

An additional two cases were linked to the NTUC Foodfare cluster, which has nine confirmed infections. Both cases worked at the Hua Zai HK Style Roasted Delights.

Another two cases were linked to a cluster involving a 15-year-old student at Westwood Secondary School, including a nine-year-old Singaporean student and a 45-year-old Singaporean homemaker.

Other community cases include a 33-year-old manager at Changi Airport Group, a 74-year-old Singaporean retiree, and a Malaysian who works in an administrative role at Sin Wei Precision Mechanical. 

Among the unlinked cases, there is a 60-year-old Singaporean administrative employee at White Sands Primary School, a 68-year-old manager at Phoenix Entertainment Karaoke TV Music Lounge, and a 72-year-old Singaporean homemaker.

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