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Geylang Serai Market, Bras Basah Complex among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — The Geylang Serai Malay Market and Food Centre as well as the Bras Basah Complex were among the locations added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

Geylang Serai Market, Bras Basah Complex among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

The Geylang Serai Malay Market and Food Centre was visited by a person or persons when they were infectious with Covid-19 on Aug 30, 2020 between 6.55am and 7.35am.

SINGAPORE — The Geylang Serai Malay Market and Food Centre as well as the Bras Basah Complex were among the locations 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 (Sept 3), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had visited:

  • Perky Lash salon at Nex mall in Serangoon on Aug 26 between 1.05pm and 2.30pm

  • KL Traditional Chilli Ban Mee stall in 27A Coffee coofee shop at 9 Lorong 27A Geylang on Aug 26 between 2.45pm and 3.45pm

  • Raimah Eating House at 56 Jalan Kembangan on Aug 26 between 7pm and 8.30pm

  • Kopitiam food court at VivoCity mall on Aug 27 between 1pm and 1.50pm

  • Bras Basah Complex on Aug 27 between 6.35pm and 7.10pm

  • White Restaurant at Suntec City mall on Aug 29 between 7pm and 8pm

  • Geylang Serai Malay Market and Food Centre on Aug 30 between 6.55am and 7.35am

  • FairPrice supermarket at Woodlands Civic Centre on Aug 31 between 3pm and 3.55pm

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 Thursday, MOH reported 48 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore. Of these, five are imported while two are community cases. The remaining 41 are foreign workers staying in dormitories.

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