UPDATE: Four new places added to COVID list of public venues visited by infectious community cases
The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (10 May) confirmed 19 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 61,378.
who is employed by Ramky Cleantech Services as a cleaner deployed at Changi Airport Terminal 3. The fully-vaccinated man was confirmed to have COVID-19 on 5 May.The cluster. the latest of its kind in Singapore, was announced by the MOH on Sunday. All 10 cases linked to it work at Changi Airport Terminal 1 or Terminal 3.
Four cases were confirmed on Sunday, of whom two tested preliminarily positive for the Indian variant – or B1617 – while the remainingthree were announced the day before.Singapore now has 11 active COVID-19 clusters, the largest being the Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) cluster which has
.T3 clinic operations personnel (fully vaccinated)The 44-year-old Singaporean man works as an operations personnel at Raffles Medical located at Changi Airport Terminal 3. He had received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on 23 February and the second dose on 16 March. headtopics.com
Story continuesThe man developed a blocked nose on 9 May but did not seek medical treatment. On the same day, he was swabbed as part of the MOH’s special COVID-19 testing operation for all workers in Changi Airport Terminals 1 and 3 as well as Jewel Changi Airport, said the ministry.
The man's test result came back positive on 10 May and he was conveyed in an ambulance to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID). His serology test result is pending, said the MOH.T3 aviation security officer (fully vaccinated)The 59-year-old Singaporean man is employed by Certis Cisco as an aviation security officer at Changi Airport Terminal 3. His job entails security screening at the departure hall.
The man received his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine on 25 January and the second dose on 15 February.He developed a cough on 5 May but did not seek medical treatment until 7 May, when he visited a general practitioner clinic. The man was given three days’ medical leave and advised to remain at home. On 8 May night, he sought medical treatment at another general practitioner clinic as he had not recovered, and was tested for COVID-19 the next day.
His result came back positive for COVID-19 on 10 May, and he was conveyed in an ambulance to the NCID. His earlier tests under the rostered routine testing regime – the last being on 4 May – were all negative for COVID-19. His serological test result is pending, said the MOH. headtopics.com
The ministry noted that the number of new cases in the community has decreased from 59 cases in the week before to 32 in the past week. The number of unlinked cases in the community has increased from nine cases in the week before to 10 in the past week.
It also added four new locations to a list of public venues visited by infectious community cases: Courts at Jurong Point, Geylang Serai Malay Market and Food Centre, and Joo Chiat Complex Tanjong Katong Complex. The Courts outlet was visited on 29 April, while the three other places were visited on 4 May.
This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.Update your settings here to see it.16 imported cases, including five SingaporeansOf them, five are Singaporeans who returned from Hong Kong and India. A 54-year-old Singaporean woman who arrived from India is the sole imported case who was symptomatic.
Two others are dependant’s pass holders who arrived from Nepal and the United Arab Emirates.Three cases are work permit holders who arrived from Indonesia, Malaysia, and the Philippines, of whom two are foreign domestic workers.Four others are short-term visit pass holders, including one who was already receiving medical care in Singapore and had arrived from Papua New Guinea for further treatment. Two of them arrived from Indonesia to visit their family members who are Singaporeans, and the fourth arrived from Indonesia for a work project. headtopics.com
The remaining two cases are special pass holders who are sea crew. They arrived from Japan and were tested onboard without disembarking.All imported cases were placed on the stay-home notice or isolated upon their arrival here and were tested for COVID-19.
"The arrivals from the Indian sub-continent had already come into Singapore before the restrictions on travel were imposed," said the MOH.With effect from 11.59pm on 23 April, all long-term pass holders and short-termare not allowed entry into or transit through Singapore, due to a surge in COVID-19 cases there.
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Changi Airport COVID-19 cluster grows as family members, household contacts of previous cases test positiveAT A GLANCE: The COVID19 cluster at Singapore’s Changi Airport T3 has grown to 18, with 6 patients testing preliminarily positive for the B1617 variant Diversity of location, people affected & prevalence of asymptomatic infection suggests community contagion is probably significant. Effort being put into testing would be better concentrated on speeding up vaccination which is painfully slow in comparison to many countries. how wierd that airport has become a cluster Oh snap. I hope this doesn’t blow out even bigger.
Changi Airport T3 eateries, Plaza Singapura among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectiousSINGAPORE — Two eateries at Changi Airport Terminal 3 and shops in Plaza Singapura and Tampines town were among several public places added to a list of locations visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period.
13 community cases out of 25 new COVID infections, 7 linked to Changi Airport clusterThe Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (10 May) confirmed 25 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, taking the country's total case count to 61,403.
13 new community COVID-19 cases, including 7 linked to Changi Airport clusterSINGAPORE: Thirteen community cases were among 25 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Tuesday (May 11), said the Ministry ... How is the vaccine working out? Tend to see more and more vaccinated people get covid 🤔 Would have been avoided if everyone arriving had been processed in makeshift tents and put on buses directly to fixed facilities instead of being allowed to enjoy Changi airport and thus put the staff at risk of infection. 哇，13宗本地確診個案？
Covid-19: 4 cleaners at Changi Airport T3 among new cases as cluster grows to 46SINGAPORE — Four more cleaners at Changi Airport Terminal 3, aged between 33 and 80, were among 34 new Covid-19 cases reported on Thursday (May 13), the Ministry of Health said in its update on the coronavirus situation here.