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Kopitiam Square food centre in Sengkang and eateries islandwide visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — Kopitiam Square food centre in Sengkang as well as eateries and retail outlets across Singapore were among 48 places added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

Kopitiam Square food centre in Sengkang and eateries islandwide visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

Two of the 24 community cases are two Malaysian aged 46 and 39 who work as cleaners at Kopitiam Square.

SINGAPORE — Kopitiam Square food centre in Sengkang as well as eateries and retail outlets across Singapore were among 48 places 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 Friday (May 14), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had been to:

In its evening update on the Covid-19 situation on Friday, MOH said that two of the 24 community cases are two Malaysian aged 46 and 39 who work as cleaners at Kopitiam Square.

They are household contacts of an earlier detected case and had been placed under quarantine on May 11. 

Another confirmed case on Friday is Filipino man, 39, who works at Unity Pharmacy. He is a household member of an earlier detected case from Sengkang General Hospital, and was placed under quarantine on May 11. 

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 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 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.

Besides the 24 community cases, Singapore also reported another 28 imported Covid-19 infections on Friday. 

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