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7 more spots added to list of places visited by Covid-19 patients

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Seven more places were added to the Ministry of Health's (MOH) list of places visited by Covid-19 cases while they were infectious yesterday.

A confirmed case was at Tanglin Mall on May 29 from 1.05pm to 1.35pm. On the same day, another case was at Block 82 Marine Parade Central from 6pm to 6.30pm.

A case visited Yuhua Village Market and Food Centre at Block 254 Jurong East Street 24 from 9am to 11am on May 30.

Two confirmed cases visited two Giant supermarkets in Woodlands on May 30, one at Woodlands North Plaza at Block 883 Woodlands Street 82 from 5.10pm to 5.40pm, and the other at Block 768 Woodlands Avenue 6 from 10.30pm to 11pm.

On June 2, a confirmed case was at Korean fast-food restaurant Jinjja Chicken in Clementi Mall between 5pm and 5.30pm, while another visited IMM on June 3 between 7pm and 9pm.

While there is no need to avoid these places, those who have gone there should monitor their health closely for 14 days from the date they visited, said MOH.

A total of 386 new Covid-19 cases were announced yesterday, taking Singapore's total to 38,296.

There were two unlinked community cases: a Singaporean, 26, and a 59-year-old work pass holder from Switzerland.

Both men were symptomatic and had been tested after seeking medical treatment at public health preparedness clinics.

The remaining 384 new cases were migrant workers staying in dormitories.

Four new clusters emerged in dormitories at 216 Tagore Lane, 9B Tech Park Crescent, 16 Tech Park Crescent and 115 Tuas View Walk 1.

The daily average for new community cases has increased to nine in the past week from three the week before.

In the same period, the number of unlinked cases has also increased, from an average of two cases each day in the week before to four each day in the past week.

Another 482 patients were discharged yesterday, bringing the total number of patients who have recovered to 25,359.

Currently, 269 patients are still in hospital, with four in the intensive care unit. - THE STRAITS TIMES


By the numbers 

386

New cases

2

New cases in community

38,269

Total cases

482

Discharged yesterday

25

Deaths

25,359

Total recovered

269 

Total in hospital

4

In intensive care unit

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