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Changi Village Hawker Centre, Kopitiam in Pasir Ris among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — Changi Village Hawker Centre and a Kopitiam food court in Pasir Ris were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

Changi Village Hawker Centre, Kopitiam in Pasir Ris among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

An infectious person (or persons) had also visited the Changi Village Hawker Centre on July 17 between 9.55am and 10.25am.

SINGAPORE — Changi Village Hawker Centre and a Kopitiam food court in Pasir Ris 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, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Wednesday (July 22) that the infectious persons had visited:

  • G7 Sinma Live Seafood Restaurant at 163 Geylang Road Lorong 3 on July 16 between 6.05pm and 7.40pm

  • Kopitiam at Pasir Ris West Plaza on July 17 between 9.50am and 10.20am

  • Changi Village Hawker Centre on July 17 between 9.55am and 10.25am

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."

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 Wednesday, MOH reported 310 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore. Of these, six are imported while seven are community cases. The remaining 297 are foreign workers staying in dormitories.

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