AdvertisementWhile the special testing operation is ongoing, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Changi Airport Group (CAG) said on Wednesday that the passenger terminals buildings will be closed to members of the public from Thursday.
As a precaution, passenger terminal buildings will be reopened 14 days later on May 27. Jewel will also be closed for 14 days, said the authorities.Changi Airport remains open for air travel during this period, said CAAS and CAG, adding that passengers may also continue to be dropped off and picked up from the airport.
AdvertisementAdvertisement“Access to the passenger terminal buildings will be restricted to only passengers with air tickets and essential airport workers," said the authorities."Some essential services and food and beverage outlets will remain open to serve them. For clarity, members of the public will not be allowed to enter the passenger terminal buildings." headtopics.com
FREE TESTING FOR PEOPLE WHO VISITED T3In a daily COVID-19 update on Wednesday, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said it will offer free testing for members of the public who had visited Terminal 3 from May 3 onwards.AdvertisementThis is to"pre-emptively mitigate any potential risk of wider, undetected community transmission", said the Health Ministry.
"MOH will progressively inform these individuals via SMS notification with information on how to book an appointment for their test," it added.All visitors to Terminal 1 and Jewel from May 3 onwards are also advised to monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit.
"They are strongly encouraged to visit a regional screening centre or Swab and Send Home Public Health Preparedness Clinic for a free COVID-19 test if they feel unwell," added MOH."REFRAIN FROM GOING OUT"about 9,000 workersfrom Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Jewel Changi Airport will undergo COVID-19 testing.
All vaccinated frontline airport workers who had earlier been tested every 28 days will now be tested every 14 days as part of rostered routine testing.“We urge all airport workers as well as staff working in Jewel to refrain from going out except for essential work or activities for the next 14 days or until they have been tested negative for COVID-19. They should also not be redeployed to other workplaces or outlets during this period," said CAAS and CAG. headtopics.com
"Given the evolving nature of COVID-19, we will continue to review and adjust the measures as necessary, including extending the closure if required."CAAS and CAG said aviation workers will continue to do their best to secure Singapore’s borders while ensuring that Singapore stays connected to the world even during the pandemic.
CHANGI AIRPORT CLUSTER GROWSwere linked to the Changi Airport COVID-19 cluster, which now includes household contacts and family members of previous cases.The first infection in the cluster was detected on May 5, when anat Terminal 3 tested positive.A
who tested positive for the virus on May 7 was on Tuesday linked to the Changi Airport cluster.The student hadon May 3, the same day as two other cases in the Changi Airport cluster, said MOH on Tuesday.Alandscaper working at NParks Read more: CNA »
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Changi Airport terminals, Jewel to close to public for 2 weeksAll passenger terminals at Changi Airport and Jewel will be closed to the public from Thursday (13 May) for two weeks. Being cancer-stricken and begging CPF Board to repay overdue debt; that which in any case cannot be done as the money had been commingled and funneled to private entity Temasek Holdings for Ho Ching to wager on unviable, untenable and ultimately, invariably doomed gambles
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.
25 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including 7 linked to Changi Airport T3 cleanerSINGAPORE — Singapore reported 25 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday (May 11), 13 of which were in the wider community. Yin
NParks landscaper who tested positive linked to Changi Airport cluster; visited Terminal 3 on two daysNParks landscaper who tested positive last week is linked to Changi Airport cluster; he had been at Terminal 3 and visited the same locations as 2 other COVID19 cases Just stating that they visited the same location is too general and alarming. How close were they to each other? What's the duration? Were they eating and thus not wearing masks? And many of them are vaccinated too.
VJC student who tested positive for COVID-19 is linked to Changi Airport clusterVJC student who tested positive for COVID19 is linked to Changi Airport cluster; she visited Kopitiam at Terminal 3 on the same day as two other cases Why must study in coffeeshop, a bad spore habit ? Stay at home. pandemic or Plandemic or biowar 樟宜機場關閉洗一洗吧！
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