2 new COVID-19 clusters, including Bukit Merah View market; 10 new community infections reported
SINGAPORE: Singapore reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in the community as of noon on Sunday (Jun 13), including two unlinked infections. Eight ...
BookmarkSINGAPORE: Singapore reported 10 new COVID-19 cases in the community as of noon on Sunday (Jun 13), including two unlinked infections.Eight were linked to previous cases, with five already in quarantine and three detected through surveillance, said the Ministry of Health (MOH).
AdvertisementAdvertisementTwo new clusters were identified, with one involving cases linked to Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre.BUKIT MERAH VIEW MARKET CLUSTERFour of the linked community cases worked at 115 Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre, which will be closed from Jun 13 to Jun 15 for deep cleaning and to"break any potential chain of transmission", said MOH.
All staff and tenants who had been working at the market from May 25 were placed on quarantine, and will be tested during quarantine, said the ministry.AdvertisementAdvertisementThere will also be special testing operations for staff who had been working at 116 Bukit Merah View from May 25. headtopics.com
"We will also extend free COVID-19 testing to members of the public who had visited the shops at 115 and 116 Bukit Merah View between May 25 and Jun 12," said MOH.All visitors to the two locations between those dates were advised to monitor their health closely and minimise social interactions as far as possible for 14 days from the date of their visit, said MOH.
They should see a doctor immediately if they felt unwell, it added.AdvertisementAll four cases were placed on quarantine earlier as they were identified as close contacts of Case 64132, a 72-year-old worker at a sundry store in the market who was confirmed to have COVID-19 on Jun 9.
The new cases involved a 50-year-old Bangladeshi man who is a conservancy worker employed by Theng Liang Lee Services (Case 64187) and a 72-year-old Singaporean man working at a sundry shop (Case 64193).Two food stall vendors were also among the cases - a 67-year-old Singaporean woman (Case 64195) and a 65-year-old Singaporean man (Case 64196).
Their infections were detected when they tested positive for COVID-19 during quarantine.All were asymptomatic, except for Case 64193. He developed a runny nose on Jun 13 while on quarantine, after his COVID-19 result came back positive.Cases 64193, 64195 and 64196 were fully vaccinated. headtopics.com
MOH said it was investigating six cases of COVID-19 infection among individuals working at the market. They were the four new cases on Sunday, Case 64132 and Case 64158 - an 82 year-old Singaporean woman who regularly helped out at a sundry store there.
"Our epidemiological investigations have found that there is likely ongoing transmission among individuals who work at the location," said MOH.IMPORTED CASESThere were also three imported cases, who had been placed on stay-home notice upon arrival in Singapore. Two are returning Singaporeans or permanent residents.
No new infections were reported in migrant workers' dormitories.In all, Singapore reported 13 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday. Read more: CNA »
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Why are the nationalities of non Chinese indicated? Eg in ur articles, Indian nursing aide, Bangladeshi worker, Filipino nurse, Myanmar domestic worker. Does it matter? In light of recent increase of racist incidents, I think CNA should be more sensitive. Let's do better. Its endemic already no need to keep reporting every cases.
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