Wet market and food hub in Chong Pang City, JEM among new places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious


SINGAPORE: A wet market and food hub in Yishun and the JEM mall in Jurong East were added Thursday, January 14, to the Ministry of Health’s (MOH) list of public places visited by COVID-19 community cases during their infectious period.

The Chong Pang Town Wet Market and Food Hub and JEM Mall were both visited on January 9.

Also on the list are the McDonald’s store at Sembawang Cottage and the Sheng Siong supermarket at Junction Nine in Yishun.

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The full list of locations is as follows:

People identified as close contacts of confirmed cases have reportedly already been notified by the Ministry of Health.

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As a precaution, people who were at these locations during the specified times should closely monitor their health for 14 days from the date of their visit.

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“They should see a doctor promptly if they develop symptoms of an 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 history. exposure, ”the Health Ministry said. .

It is not necessary to avoid places where cases of COVID-19 have been reported, the health ministry added.

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“The National Environment Agency will engage the management of the affected premises to provide advice on cleaning and disinfection,” the health ministry said.

Singapore reported 45 new cases of COVID-19 as of noon on Thursday, including one infection in the community.

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