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IMM mall, Popular bookstore in Jurong Point visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — The Popular bookstore in Jurong Point mall as well as the IMM mall in Jurong East were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

IMM mall, Popular bookstore in Jurong Point visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

An infectious person or persons had visited the IMM mall in Jurong East on July 22 between 8.15pm and 8.45pm.

SINGAPORE — The Popular bookstore in Jurong Point mall as well as the IMM mall in Jurong East 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 Wednesday (Aug 5), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had visited:

  • IMM mall on July 22 between 8.15pm and 8.45pm

  • Popular bookstore at Jurong Point mall on July 26 between 12.05pm and 2.30pm

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."

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 908 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore. Of these, four are imported while one is a community case. The remaining 903 are foreign workers staying in dormitories.

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