Suspected case of Wuhan virus at clinic in Bukit Panjang Hillion Mall on Jan. 29

Precautionary measures are being taken.

Tanya Ong| January 30, 02:09 PM

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A patient, suspected to be infected with the Wuhan virus, visited Raffles Medical Clinic at Hillion Mall on Jan. 29.

The mall tenants were informed of the case via a circular dated Jan. 29, which has been shared to Twitter.

Suspected case at Hillion

The mall management was informed of the case yesterday at 7:30pm.

The management team facilitated the movement of the patient to the ambulance pick-up point via a designated route to minimise the exposure of the patient to the general public.

Personal protective equipment was used to escort the patient.

They also added that all common areas of the route were thoroughly disinfected and cleaned afterwards.


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Precautionary measures taken

In addition, the mall management said that the following precautionary measures have been taken:

  • Increasing the frequency of cleaning the common areas and the areas where the public is in contact with, such as sanitising and disinfecting escalator handrails, lift buttons, etc.
  • Mall management staff and contractors are to take their temperature twice a day
  • Mall management staff and contractors based on site will have face masks.

Tenants are also urged to have good personal hygiene, and staff that exhibit coronavirus symptoms should seek medical attention immediately.

This is the screenshot of the circular:


As of now, Singapore has a total of 10 confirmed cases of the Wuhan virus.

Top photo via Google streetview.