Two new COVID-19 clusters forms, including one at a Jurong East nursing home

There were 837 new COVID-19 infections in Singapore on Sep 14.

Khalisa Zulkiflee

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Published: 15 September 2021, 11:41 AM

All Saints Home at Jurong East was identified as a new COVID-19 cluster on Tuesday (Sep 14), with 10 cases. 

Nine were residents and the remaining one was a staff member. 

The 11 Tuas Ave 10 Dormitory was also identified as a new COVID-19 cluster on Tuesday. It has a total of 21 cases, of which 19 were already quarantined earlier. 

There was ongoing intra-dormitory transmission amongst residents and were detected through proactive testing, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said. 

Singapore reported 837 new local COVID-19 infections on Tuesday. 

Nine new cases were linked to seven bus interchanges. Only the Tampines, Toa Payoh and Boon Lay Bus Interchanges had new cases. 

There are now 227 cases at Toa Payoh Bus Interchange, 208 cases at Boon Lay Bus Interchange, 85 cases at Tampines Bus Interchange, 63 cases at Clementi Bus Interchange, 51 cases at Punggol Bus Interchange, 49 cases at Jurong East Bus Interchange, and 40 cases at Bishan Bus Interchange. 

Of the new local COVID-19 infections on Tuesday, 288 were between ages 12 and 39. 

There were also five imported cases who were placed either on Stay-Home Notice or in isolation upon arrival in Singapore.

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