Timeline: How a COVID-19 cluster emerged at Learning Point tuition centre
SINGAPORE: A COVID-19 cluster has emerged linked to a tuition centre, with a tutor, seven children and a 41-year-old household contact testing ...
May 3:The tutor experiences diarrhoea and a headache.May 6:She develops a “slight fever”, which subsides after she took medication. She then feels well enough to do her workout routine that morning, according to the Learning Point.AdvertisementAdvertisement
May 7:The tutor conducts a class at the Learning Point’s outlet at Century Square in Tampines.May 8:She conducts a class at the Learning Point’s Parkway Centre branch in Marine Parade Central.“She did not register a high temperature during routine scanning, either at mall entry or at either of the two centres,” the Learning Point said in its statement.
The Learning Point said CCTV footage showed COVID-19 safety protocols were observed at both locations - “hands were sanitised, the classroom was sanitised, the students observed social distancing and masks were worn throughout".AdvertisementAfter the class, the tutor feels dizzy and visits a doctor the following evening, on May 9. headtopics.com
May 9:At the doctor, she is told her condition was likely due to a viral infection and she is sent home without swabbing.May 11:She returns to the doctor and undergoes a swab test.May 12:The tutor is confirmed as COVID-19 positive, and is warded in hospital.
The Learning Point takes “immediate action” to shut down both the Parkway Centre and Century Square branches, with both centres professionally cleaned and sanitised by Health Ministry-approved cleaning services that day.“The teacher did not travel to any other centres in either April or May and our Thomson Plaza, Oasis Terraces, Bukit Timah Plaza and MacPherson Mall centres are unaffected,” it said in its statement.
All staff members and students in direct contact with Case 63131 are quarantined between May 12 and 13.May 13:All other Learning Point staff members are “fully briefed”.May 14:Of the 24 new COVID-19 cases reported, five were children from three different schools who were close contacts of Case 63131. They are:
- Case 63184 - a nine-year-old Singaporean boy studying at St Stephen’s School- Case 63185 - a Singaporean girl, aged nine, who is a pupil at Kong Hwa School- Case 63186 - a nine-year-old Singaporean boy who studies at St Andrew’s Junior School- Case 63187 - an Singaporean boy, 8, who studies at Kong Hwa School headtopics.com
- Case 63188 - a seven-year-old Singaporean boy who studies at St Stephen’s School.All three primary schools said they would temporarily shift to home-based learning. Read more: CNA »
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did MOH ever said whether the tutor is fully vax or not? Many many hours of sleuthing and tracing and interviewing to get to this image. This is well done. Indiapore Kudos to MTF to bring in foreign talents (Indian variants) into Singapore👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 那麽多！ The school system is safe. What about the ‘shadow’ school system?
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