SINGAPORE — Two food & beverage outlets at Bugis Junction and a restaurant at Orchard Central were among the public places recently visited by COVID-19 cases in the community, according to a list compiled by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (1 September).
The 10 new places added to the list are Xiao Long Kan Hotpot and Starbucks at Bugis Junction, Da Long Yi Hot Pot at Orchard Central, Don Dae Bak Restaurant at Kreta Ayer Road, Eco-Shop@Bedok at Bedok North Street 1, McDonald’s at Pasir Ris Sports Complex, S-11 AMK 530 Food House at Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, Yuan Yuan Café at New Upper Changi Road, Zhang Liang Mala Tang at Pickering Street, and Mei Heong Yuen Dessert at Temple Street.
The dates visited were from 18 to 30 August, according to the MOH list.
As a precautionary measure, persons who had been at these locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit. 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.
“There is no need to avoid places where confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been. The National Environment Agency will engage the management of affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection,” said the MOH.
The MOH also confirmed 40 new COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, bringing the country’s total to 56,852.
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