Timezone arcade at AMK Hub among additions to COVID list of venues

·Editorial Team
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(SCREENCAP: Timezone Singapore/Facebook)
(SCREENCAP: Timezone Singapore/Facebook)

SINGAPORE — An arcade and various eateries at shopping centres, including AMK Hub and 313@somerset, were among additions made by the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Wednesday (30 September) to a list of public venues visited by community cases while infectious.

These include Timezone and Prata Raya at AMK Hub, TanYu at 313@somerset, MR. D.I.Y. at WestGate, and a Starbucks outlet at Sun Plaza. The cafe was visited twice on separate days.

Those who had been identified as close contacts of confirmed cases would already have been notified, said the MOH.

As a precautionary measure, visitors who had been at these locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit, it added.

They should see a doctor 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, SingPass Mobile, or at wereyouthere.safeentry.gov.sg 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. The National Environment Agency will engage the management of affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection,” the ministry added.

The list of visited public venues excludes residence, workplaces, healthcare facilities, and public transport and will be updated on a rolling 14-days basis, or one incubation period, and as epidemiological investigations progress.

On the same day, the MOH confirmed 23 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore – its lowest daily tally since 12 March – taking the country’s total to 57,765.

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