Myanmar maid who is Singapore’s sole COVID19 community case arrived in November and tested negative before starting work at employer’s home
SINGAPORE: A Myanmar maid who is Singapore's sole new COVID-19 case in the community tested positive for the coronavirus nearly five months after ...
AdvertisementShe was tested for COVID-19 on Apr 4 and the result came back positive on the same day. She was warded at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.Another test conducted by the National Public Health Laboratory on Apr 5 was negative for COVID-19 infection.
Her serological test result has come back positive, which indicates a past infection.According to MOH, she could be"shedding minute fragments of the virus RNA, which are no longer transmissible and infective to others".But given that authorities are not able to definitively conclude when she had been infected, all the necessary public health actions will be taken as a precautionary measure, said the ministry.
The Myanmar maid was among 35 new COVID-19 infections reported on Wednesday. Read more: CNA »
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