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3 supermarkets in Bukit Panjang among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — Three supermarkets in Bukit Panjang are among a list of public places visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

The Giant supermarket at Fajar Shopping Centre was visited by Covid-19 cases on two separate occasions on May 24 and May 28.

The Giant supermarket at Fajar Shopping Centre was visited by Covid-19 cases on two separate occasions on May 24 and May 28.

SINGAPORE — Three supermarkets in Bukit Panjang are among a list of public places visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

In its second update on the coronavirus situation in Singapore on Monday (June 7), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had been to:

  • Giant supermarket at Fajar Shopping Centre located at 445 Fajar Road on May 24 between 12.30pm and 1pm and May 28 between 3.05pm and 3.40pm

  • Giant supermarket at Greenridge Shopping Centre located at 524A Jelapang Road in Bukit Panjang on May 25 between 7.35pm and 8.10pm

  • Choa Chu Kang Columbarium at 51 Chinese Cemetery Path 4 on May 30 between 3.50pm and 4.50pm

  • Sheng Siong Supermarket at 446A Fajar Road on May 31 between 7.40pm and 8.10pm and June 1 between 7.35am and 8.10am

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."

Individuals may access the SafeEntry Location Matching Self-Check service via the TraceTogether mobile application, SingPass app, 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 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 Monday, MOH reported 14 new cases of Covid-19 in Singapore, five of which were in the community. The remaining nine were imported.

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