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Safra Tampines, Yio Chu Kang Sports Hall among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — The Safra branch in Tampines as well as the Yio Chu Kang Sports Hall are among the places recently visited by Covid-19 cases when they were infectious.

SINGAPORE — The Safra branch in Tampines as well as the Yio Chu Kang Sports Hall are among the places recently visited by Covid-19 cases when they were infectious.

In its evening update on the coronavirus situation in Singapore, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Friday (July 3) that the infectious persons had visited:

  • Safra Tampines on June 20 between 4.40pm and 6.15pm

  • Kamala Restaurant at Buffalo Road on June 20 between 7.30pm and 8.30pm

  • Yio Chu Kang Sports Hall at 214 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 9 on June 21 between 8.35pm and 10.05pm and again on June 27 between 8.50pm and 10.10pm

MOH said that it would have already notified individuals who had been 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," the ministry said.

"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, it added.

The National Environment Agency will engage the management of the affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection.

On Friday, MOH also announced 169 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore. Of these, three were imported cases, 11 were identified as cases in the community, while the remaining 155 infections were linked to foreign workers living in dormitories.

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