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Malls along Orchard Road, attractions on Sentosa among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — Attractions on Sentosa island — such as the Universal Studios Singapore and the Skyline Luge — as well as various malls along Orchard Road were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

SINGAPORE — Attractions on Sentosa island — such as the Universal Studios Singapore and the Skyline Luge — as well as various malls along Orchard Road 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 (Sept 2), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious patients had visited:

  • Apple Orchard Road store on Aug 19 between 6.20pm and 7.35pm

  • Cineleisure Orchard mall on Aug 19 between 7.35pm and 9.15pm

  • Lucky Plaza mall on Aug 19 between 9.15pm and 10pm

  • Food Republic food court at VivoCity mall on Aug 21 between 12.50pm and 2pm

  • Universal Studios Singapore on Aug 21 between 2.10pm and 6pm

  • Skyline Luge Sentosa at 1 Imbiah Road on Aug 22 between 5.10pm and 7.15pm

  • FairPrice Xtra supermarket at Jurong Point mall on Aug 22 between 6.15pm and 7.55pm

  • Food Republic food court and FairPrice Xtra supermarket at VivoCity mall on Aug 22 between 7.20pm and 10pm

  • Hanshan Money Express at 1 Park Road on Aug 23 between 3.15pm and 3.50pm

  • Fly Salon at 6 Eunos Crescent on Aug 23 between 4.35pm and 5.10pm

  • FairPrice supermarket at Geylang Lorong 38 on Aug 24 between 3.50pm and 4.25pm

  • McDonald’s outlet at White Sands mall in Pasir Ris on Aug 24 between 5pm and 5.30pm

  • Giant Express supermarket at Block 671 Edgefield Plains in Punggol on Aug 28 between 3.30pm and 4.25pm

  • Chinatown Complex Food Centre at 335 Smith Street on Aug 30 between 5.30pm and 6.30pm

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 49 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore. Of these, three are imported while three are community cases. The remaining 43 are foreign workers staying in dormitories.

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