Tampines malls among locations visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious
One of the community cases on Friday preliminarily tested positive for the new B117 strain, said MOH.
A restaurant in Tampines 1 mall and Tampines Mall were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Friday (Jan 8).
The two locations were the only new addition to MOH’s list on Friday.
The full details are as follows:
- Tampines Mall on Jan 5, between 5.30pm and 7.20pm
- Gochi-So Shokudo at Tampines 1 on Jan 5, between 7.25pm and 9.50pm
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 23 new COVID-19 cases reported on Friday. Of these, 21 were imported, with two in the community.
One of the community cases is a 20-year-old Singaporean man who works at the Azur restaurant in Crowne Plaza Changi Airport. He preliminarily tested positive for the new B117 virus strain, MOH said.
He is the third case to be linked to the hotel and has been identified as a close contact of an earlier case at the hotel.