A Ministry of Home Affairs officer was among the confirmed Covid-19 cases reported yesterday.
She was an unlinked case in the community.
The Internal Security Department (ISD) responded to media queries on May 19.
They confirmed that she is working for ISD, and had tested positive on May 17.
Prior to that, she was working on split shift and last reported for work on May 14.
She felt unwell and saw a doctor on May 16.
She had received her first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on May 8.
ISD is assisting MOH with contact tracing.
ISD staff in close contact with officer have been quarantined
ISD added that all staff members who were identified as close contact with the said officer have been issued Quarantine Orders.
The office premises and common areas have been deep cleaned as well.
ISD is closely monitoring the condition of the officer and other quarantined staff.
ISD officers working in the same office will also undergo testing for Covid-19 this week as a precautionary measure.
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