Plaza Singapura & Hougang Green Mall among new locations visited by infectious Covid-19 cases

18 new Covid-19 cases were reported in Singapore on June 1.

Syahindah Ishak | June 01, 2021, 10:37 PM

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The Ministry of Health (MOH) has preliminarily confirmed 18 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore on Tuesday (June 1).

This brings the total number of cases in Singapore to 62,069.

There are 15 new cases of locally transmitted Covid-19 infections, of whom eight are linked to previous cases.

Among the linked cases, six had already been placed on quarantine earlier and two were detected through surveillance.

The remaining seven cases are currently unlinked. No new cases were reported in the dormitories.

In addition, there are three imported cases, who had already been placed on Stay-Home Notice (SHN) or isolated upon arrival in Singapore.

Of these, two are returning Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Resident (PRs).

New locations

MOH regularly updates a list of public places visited by confirmed Covid-19 cases for a period over 30 minutes while they were infectious.

There are over 10 new locations added to the list on June 1, which include:

    • Westgate
    • Sheng Siong Supermarket (455 Sengkang West Avenue)
    • New Trendy Salon LLP
    • Tuas Amenity Centre Carpark Booth
    • GP Motoring
    • Atatzcutz Singapore
    • Hougang Green Shopping Mall
    • The Seletar Mall
    • Marina Bay Sands Casino
    • Chien Chi Tow Healthcare (78 Redhill Lane)
    • ESR [email protected] Chee
    • Plaza Singapura

MOH said those who had been at these locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit as a precautionary measure.

They should see a doctor promptly if they develop symptoms of acute respiratory infection (such as cough, sore throat and runny nose), as well as fever and loss of taste or smell, and inform the doctor of their exposure history.

Individuals may access the SafeEntry Location Matching Self-Check service via the TraceTogether App or SingPass Mobile to check whether they were at these locations during the specified timings, based on their own SafeEntry records.

There is no need to avoid places where confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been, said MOH.

The National Environment Agency (NEA) will engage the management of affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection.

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