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Shopping malls in Orchard, Marina Bay Sands and Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre among locations visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

In total, 10 places were added to the list by the Ministry of Health.

Phoon Jia Hui
Phoon Jia Hui

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Published: 31 December 2020, 10:49 AM

Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Orchard Gateway in Orchard Road and Marina Bay Sands were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (Dec 30).  

Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre was also added to the list after it was visited by COVID-19 cases on Dec 26 and 28. 

Other eateries which COVID-19 cases visited were The Windsor Arms at the British Club on Dec 21, Renku Bar & Lounge at Marina Bay Sands on Dec 23, Picotin @ East Coast restaurant on Dec 24 and HoHo Korean Restaurant in Clementi on Dec 26.

The full list of the locations are as follows:

  1. The Windsor Arms restaurant at The British Club on Dec 21, between 7pm and 8.30pm
  2. Vision Lab Eyewear outlet at Tanjong Pagar Centre on Dec 22, between 10.45am and 11.30am
  3. Renku Bar & Lounge at Marina Bay Sands on Dec 23, between 4pm and 5pm
  4. Picotin @ East Coast restaurant on Dec 24, between 6.50pm and 8.25pm
  5. MEGA@Woodlands industrial estate on Dec 25, between 11.10am and 11.55am
  6. Books Kinokuniya at Takashimaya Shopping Centre on Dec 25, between 6.15pm and 6.50pm
  7. Supply and Demand restaurant at Orchard Gateway on Dec 25, between 7.30pm and 8.30pm
  8. Ghim Moh Market and Food Centre on Dec 26, between 10am and 10.30am and on Dec 28, between 10am and 10.30am
  9. HoHo Korean Restaurant at Clementi Avenue 12 on Dec 26, between 7.20pm and 8.15pm
  10. Grindelwald Supermarket at Clementi Avenue 11 on Dec 26, between 8.15pm and 9.20pm

The list is updated by MOH on a rolling 14-day basis, or one incubation period, and as epidemiological investigations progress.

If you were at any of the locations during the specified timings, you should monitor your health closely for 14 days from your date of visit as a precautionary measure, MOH advised.

There were 27 new COVID-19 cases reported on Wednesday, with one in the community. 

The sole community case is a 46-year-old Singapore permanent resident who is a marine surveyor at Lloyd’s Register Singapore and works onboard vessels docked at Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard. 

The case is currently unlinked.

According to MOH, he had developed acute respiratory infection symptoms on Dec 27. He sought treatment at a general practitioner clinic the next day where he was tested for COVID-19.

He was confirmed to have COVID-19 on Dec 29 and was taken to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, with his serological test result returning negative.


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