4 unlinked COVID-19 community cases in Singapore, including a private tutor, a Myanmar maid and a Filipino maid
SINGAPORE: Twenty-four cases in the community were among 34 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Thursday (May 13), said ...
BookmarkSINGAPORE: Twenty-four cases in the community were among 34 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Thursday (May 13), said the Ministry of Health (MOH).Nineteen of the 24 new community cases are linked to the Changi Airport cluster. One is linked to a nurse at Sengkang General Hospital.
AdvertisementAdvertisementFour cases are currently unlinked.The remaining 10 cases were imported and were placed on stay-home notice or isolated upon their arrival in Singapore.CHANGI AIRPORT CLUSTER GROWSNineteen new cases have been linked to the cluster at Changi Airport which now has 46 cases, making it Singapore’s largest active cluster.
The cases include a healthcare assistant at Raffles Medical at Changi Airport Terminal 3 Transit, a retail executive at a retail store at Terminal 3, an aviation security officer at Terminal 3, and a private-hire car driver with GoJek.Several more airport cleaners employed by Ramky Cleantech Services have also tested positive, as have household contacts of previous cases linked to the cluster. headtopics.com
Eight of the 19 new cases have tested preliminarily positive for the B1617 variant from India.Advertisement2 MAIDS AMONG 4 UNLINKED CASESAdvertisementTwo maids are among four unlinked COVID-19 cases in the community. One is a 43-year-old maid from Myanmar, known as Case 63127. The other is a 51-year-old maid from the Philippines, known as Case 63147.
The Filipino maid tested preliminarily positive for the B1617 variant and is pending confirmatory tests.She developed a fever on May 8 and sought treatment at a clinic. On May 12, she developed a fever, cough, runny nose and headache and sought treatment at the same clinic, and was tested for COVID-19. Her test came back positive the next day.
The Myanmar maid developed body aches, a runny nose and a fever and sore throat between May 8 to May 10. She sought treatment at a clinic on May 10 and was tested for COVID-19 the next day. Her test result came back positive on May 12.The other two unlinked cases are a 47-year-old Singaporean housewife and a 50-year-old Singaporean tutor at Learning Point.
The housewife, known as Case 63120, has also tested preliminarily positive for the B1617 variant and is pending confirmatory tests.STUDENT LINKED TO SENGKANG GENERAL HOSPITAL NURSEA seven-year-old student at Yio Chu Kang Primary School who tested positive for COVID-19 on May 12 has been linked to an operating theatre nurse at Sengkang General Hospital who tested positive on May 11. headtopics.com
The boy is a household contact of the nurse. Both are Philippine nationals, said MOH.READ: Jewel Changi Airport, Terminals 1 and 3 to be closed to public as COVID-19 testing continuesFREE TESTING FOR PEOPLE WHO VISITED T3People who have visited Changi Airport Terminal 3 from May 3 onwards will be offered free COVID-19 testing, amid a rise in the number of cases linked to the airport.
The Health Ministry said on Wednesday the move is to "pre-emptively mitigate any potential risk of wider, undetected community transmission".Jewel Changi Airport as well as Terminals 1 and 3 will be also closed to members of the public from Thursday for 14 days.
All workers in the three buildings have been undergoing mandatory COVID-19 tests in a special testing operation that began on Sunday. Terminal 2 has beenclosedsince May 1, 2020.Changi Airport remains open for air travel during this period. Passengers may also continue to be dropped off and picked up from the airport.Read more: CNA »
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I agree that it really isn't important to mention the nationality (not race fgs) of the infected. But it is common sense that the unmentioned ones are just locals, just refer to the previous articles. 4 unlinked COVID-19 Community cases in Singapore. There fixed it, this virus doesn't care what your background is, neither should we.
It's good that news report is explicitly clear, that it makes us easy to understand why the need for urgency in halting the resumption of travel ingress. Again, WHY is it necessary to name someone’s nationality, unless you’re so sure that person brought the virus in from that country? What does this information help us understand?
Why put a nationality to the maids? Do you find that newsworthy? That only screams RACIST This is typical Suckerporean habit! Im not discrimating but look at the ratio....2 out of 3 r foreigners.....wat does that tell u? wait what race is private fam least you can do is be more specific for the tutor too.what is her race?
Unlinked but i think we all know how these virus managed to sneak into sg la hor It's all your fucking fault for not doing anything sooner
24 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore, 17 linked to Changi Airport clusterSINGAPORE: Twenty-four community cases were among 32 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Thursday (May 13), said the ... govsingapore sporeMOH Please anticipate/control the possibilities of Covid 19 cases in the dormitories among foreign workers too. It will have impact on our medical resources. 没完没了 Stay safe!!
This variant infects at an extremely fast pace and destabilizes the hospitals and airport where majority are vaccinated and protected by ppe. Once it hits the heart of the community such as schools offices malls food centres etc.. cases will jump v fast. Lockdown immediately This variant infects at an extremely fast pace and destabilizes the hospitals and airport where majority are vaccinated and protected by ppe. Once it hits the heart of the community such as schools offices malls food centres etc.. cases will jump v fast. Lockdown immediately
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