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Pizza Hut delivery rider, front-desk worker at Hotel Boss among 7 unlinked Covid-19 community cases

SINGAPORE — A delivery rider for Pizza Hut, a front-desk employee at Hotel Boss, as well as a resident at Mindsville@Napiri were among the seven new community Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (June 1) that have not been traced to any source of infection.

Pizza Hut delivery rider, front-desk worker at Hotel Boss among 7 unlinked Covid-19 community cases

  • There were 18 Covid-19 cases reported on June 1
  • Of these, 15 were in the community, seven of which had no links to past cases
  • There were three imported cases and none in migrant workers’ dormitories
  • The number of cases with no known links in the community has gone down from 30 in the week before to 27 in the past week

 

SINGAPORE — A delivery rider for Pizza Hut, a front-desk employee at Hotel Boss, as well as a resident at Mindsville@Napiri were among the seven new community Covid-19 cases on Tuesday (June 1) that have not been traced to any source of infection.

They were part of 15 cases in the community, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.

Another three were imported, making up a total of 18 cases confirmed on Tuesday.

The cluster from cleaning solutions provider Hong Ye Group now has 22 confirmed cases after one more person was linked to it.

Another cluster from industrial equipment distributor Tektronix Southeast Asia also saw one more case linked to it, making it four cases in all.

Overall, the number of new cases in the community has fallen from 176 in the week before to 125 in the past week.

The number of cases with no known links in the community has also gone down from 30 in the week before to 27 in the past week.

UNLINKED CASES IN THE COMMUNITY

  • A 26-year-old Malaysian man who works as a delivery rider for Pizza Hut in Hougang Green mall. He tested negative during a special testing operations for delivery riders working in Hougang but developed symptoms later on

  • A 46-year-old Singaporean man who works as a front-desk employee at Hotel Boss along Jalan Sultan

  • A 37-year-old Singaporean woman who is a resident at Mindsville@Napiri, a home for persons with intellectual disability

  • A 56-year-old Singaporean woman who is a homemaker

  • A 72-year-old Singaporean man who is employed by SMN Elite Security Services as a security guard at commercial building Shriro House in Redhill

  • An 82-year-old Singaporean man who is a retiree

  • A 29-year-old Malaysia man who works as a car-park roving officer at Top Parking, a car-park operations and management company

NEW CASE LINKED TO HONG YE GROUP CLUSTER

A 17-year-old female Singaporean who works at Ang Mo Kio-Thye Hua Kwan Hospital and had last gone to work on May 28

NEW CASE LINKED TO TEKTRONIX CLUSTER

A 39-year-old Singaporean woman who is a homemaker and family member of a 50 year-old Singaporean man who works as an engineer at Tektronix Southeast Asia.

CASES NOW LINKED TO PAST INFECTIONS

  • A 29-year-old Malaysia woman who works as a waitress at Chir Chir Restaurant in Bugis Junction mall and was last at work on May 15

  • A two-year-old Singaporean toddler who goes to Carpe Diem childcare centre at 2 Ang Mo Kio Drive and was last there on May 14

  • A 28-year-old Malaysia man who works as a waiter at Acid Bar along Orchard Road and last went to work on May 16

  • A four-year-old Singaporean girl who goes to My First Skool located at Block 332B Anchorvale Link and was last at the preschool on May 12

  • A 27-year-old Malaysian woman who is a homemaker

  • A 30-year-old Singaporean man who works as a technician at ST Engineering Innosparks in Ayer Rajah

IMPORTED CASES

The three new cases were all placed on stay-home notice upon their arrival here, MOH said.

They were:

  • Two Singaporeans who returned from India and the Philippines

  • One short-term visit pass holder who came from the Philippines for a work project here

UPDATE ON REMAINING CASES

The total number of infections in Singapore is now 62,069.

Of these, 61,481 people have fully recovered and been discharged, including 22 on Tuesday.

There are still 217 patients in hospitals. Of these, most are stable or improving, and two are in critical condition.

Another 338 patients are isolated at community facilities. They have mild symptoms or are clinically well but still tested positive for Covid-19.

Thirty-three people have died from complications due to the disease.

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