Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre and 328 Katong Laksa at Tiong Bahru Plaza among locations visited by COVID-19 while infectious

Eighteen locations were added to the Ministry of Health’s list on Wednesday.

Sarah Chan

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Published: 3 June 2021, 11:43 AM

Eighteen locations, including Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre and 328 Katong Laksa at Tiong Bahru Plaza, were added to the list of places visited by COVID-19 cases while they were infectious by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (Jun 2).

Multiple locations were visited on several occasions, including Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre, Tuas Amenity Centre, The Seletar Mall, Peninsula Plaza Singapore and Marina Bay Sands Casino.

Both The Seletar Mall and Marina Bay Sands Casino had been added to the list on Tuesday.

NTUC FairPrice and Sheng Siong Supermarket outlets at various locations including Yishun Avenue 2, Sengkang West and VivoCity were also added to the list.

The details of the locations are:

  1. NTUC FairPrice at 301 Yishun Avenue 2 on May 19 to May 30, 1.20pm to 3.30pm; May 19, 2.30pm to 3.35pm; May 23, 2.30pm to 3.35pm
  2. Joo Chiat Complex on May 22, 3.15pm to 4.20pm
  3. Causeway Point on May 24, 8.25pm to 9pm
  4. 328 Katong Laksa at Tiong Bahru Plaza on May 26, 11.30am to 9pm; May 27, 11.25 to 8.35pm
  5. Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre on May 26, 4.30pm to 5pm; May 27, 4.30pm to 5.00pm
  6. Sheng Siong Supermarket at 417 Fernvale Link on May 27, 7.50am to 8.20am
  7. Tuas Amenity Centre on May 27 to May 31, 12am to11.59pm
  8. Sheng Siong Supermarket at 200 Woodlands Industrial Park E7 on May 27, 5pm to 5.30pm
  9. Sheng Siong Supermarket at 455 Sengkang West Avenue on May 28, 4.15pm to 4.50pm; May 28, 4.15pm to 4.50pm
  10. Carole Unisex Salon at 620 Hougang Avenue 8 on May 28, 10.10am to 11.55am
  11. Masjid Jamek Queenstown at 946 Margaret Drive on May 28, 1pm to 1.40pm
  12. NTUC FairPrice at Seletar Mall on May 28, 7.55pm to 8.55pm
  13. The Seletar Mall on May 29, 10.20am to 11am
  14. Peninsula Plaza Singapore on May 29, 3.55pm to 4.45pm
  15. FairPrice Xtra at VivoCity on May 29, 6.20pm to 8pm
  16. Bugis Street on May 30, 12pm to 1pm
  17. Hong Yang Health Products & Foot Reflexology Centre at 38 Beo Crescent on May 30, 6pm to 7pm
  18. Marina Bay Sands Casino on May 30 to May 31, 8.05pm to 12.05am

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.

There were 24 new COVID-19 community cases reported on Wednesday (Jun 2), of which five were unlinked.

Four cases were from the MINDSville@Napiri Adult Disability Home cluster. The cluster has a total of 27 COVID-19 cases after one of its residents tested positive on Monday (May 31). The remaining 22 cases will be added into Thursday’s case count after their test results are verified.

A 43-year-old Singaporean who works in an administrative role at Changi Prison Complex and an 80-year-old Singaporean retiree were among the unlinked cases identified. They were detected from the testing exercise at HDB blocks in Hougang Avenue 8 and Yishun Street 72.

Three cases have since been identified from the testing exercise at Block 745 Yishun Street 72.

The Changi Prison Complex cluster reported one new case involving a 46-year-old Singaporean inmate who was already placed in quarantine before testing positive. The cluster now has 15 confirmed cases.

Hong Ye Group Cleaners cluster also reported three new cases involving two students and a 52-year-old Singaporean homemaker. There are currently 25 confirmed cases from the cluster.

The Chevy’s Bar and Bistro cluster reported one new case after a massage therapist at Zenith Healing @ La Maison De Ja, who was a close contact of a previous case, had tested positive. There are seven confirmed cases in the cluster.

A 20-year-old Vietnam national was also linked to the NTUC Foodfare at Anchorvale Road cluster which now has 10 confirmed infections.

MOH is currently investigating several COVID-19 cases at shops in 455 Sengkang West Avenue. Visitors from May 12 to May 30 are advised to take a free COVID-19 test and monitor their health closely.

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