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Cafe at Raffles City, eatery at Bugis Junction mall among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — A cafe at the Raffles City Shopping Centre, as well as an eatery at the Bugis Junction mall were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

Cafe at Raffles City, eatery at Bugis Junction mall among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

The Coffee Academics located at Raffles City Shopping Centre was visited by Covid-19 cases on Oct 22 between 6.20pm and 8.20pm.

SINGAPORE — A cafe at the Raffles City Shopping Centre, as well as an eatery at the Bugis Junction mall 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 Tuesday (Oct 27), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had visited:

  • La Scala Ristorante at Arcade@The Capitol Kempinski Hotel on Oct 21 between 8.40pm and 10pm

  • The Coffee Academics at Raffles City Shopping Centre on Oct 22 between 6.20pm and 8.20pm

  • Toast Box outlet at Bugis Junction mall on Oct 23 between 8pm and 9pm

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

There were no new cases in foreign worker dormitories.

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