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24-hour eatery in Tampines, OCBC bank in Raffles Place among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — A 24-hour eatery in Tampines as well as OCBC bank in Raffles Place were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

The Al-Hussain Restaurant at Block 822 Tampines Street 81 was visited by Covid-19 cases while they were infectious on Oct 28 and 29 between 11.30pm and 1.45am.

The Al-Hussain Restaurant at Block 822 Tampines Street 81 was visited by Covid-19 cases while they were infectious on Oct 28 and 29 between 11.30pm and 1.45am.

SINGAPORE — A 24-hour eatery in Tampines as well as OCBC bank in Raffles Place were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

In its evening update on the coronavirus situation in Singapore on Thursday (Nov 5), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had visited:

  • Al-Hussain Restaurant at Block 822 Tampines Street 81 on Oct 28 and 29 between 11.30pm and 1.45am

  • OCBC bank at OCBC Centre located at 65 Chulia Street on Oct 30 between 3pm and 4.30pm

MOH said that it would have already notified individuals who were identified as close contacts of the confirmed cases.

"As a precautionary measure, persons who had been at these locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit," it added.

"They should see a doctor promptly 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."

MOH added that individuals may also access the SafeEntry Location Matching Self-Check service via the TraceTogether app, SingPass Mobile, or at https://wereyouthere.safeentry.gov.sg to check whether they were at these locations during the specified timings, based on their own SafeEntry records.

Members of the public also do not need to avoid places where confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been, MOH said.

The National Environment Agency will engage the management of the affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection.

On Thursday, MOH reported seven new Covid-19 cases in Singapore. Of these, six are imported while the remaining one is a case in the community.

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