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Takashimaya, Anchorpoint Shopping Centre among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

SINGAPORE — The Takashimaya Department store on Orchard Road as well as cafes at Anchorpoint Shopping Centre on Alexandra Road were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.

Takashimaya, Anchorpoint Shopping Centre among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

Starbucks cafe, Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe and TCC – The Connoisseur Concerto restaurant in Anchorpoint Shopping Centre were visited by Covid-19 cases when they were infectious.

SINGAPORE — The Takashimaya department store on Orchard Road as well as cafes at Anchorpoint Shopping Centre on Alexandra 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 Monday (Dec 21), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said that the infectious persons had visited:

  • Starbucks cafe and TCC – The Connoisseur Concerto restaurant at Anchorpoint Shopping Centre on Dec 9 between 12.50pm and 6.15pm

  • Don Don Donki retail outlet at JCube mall on Dec 10 between 6.10pm and 8pm

  • Takashimaya Department Store on Dec 11 between 6.35pm and 8.25pm

  • Prime Supermarket at Block 962 Jurong West Street 91 on Dec 12 between 7.55am and 10.05am

  • Xin Wang Hong Kong Cafe and Starbucks at Anchorpoint Shopping Centre on Dec 12 between 12.40pm and 3pm

  • Westgate mall on Dec 17 between 6.05pm and 7.20pm

  • Raffles City Shopping Centre on Dec 19 between 8.55am and 9.40am

  • Coffee & Toast cafe at CityLink mall on Dec 19 between 9.45am and 10.25am

  • NTUC FairPrice supermarket at Clementi Avenue 3 on Dec 19 between 10.55am and 11.40am

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."

MOH added that 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 also 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 Monday, MOH reported 10 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore, nine of which were imported. The remaining one is a case in the community — the first in over two weeks. 

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