3 other markets and food centers, 4 other KTV clubs linked to Covid-19 cases, Health News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – New cases of Covid-19 have been detected among fishmongers working at Haig Road Market and Cooked Food Center, Jurong Central Plaza and Shunfu Mart, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.

In a statement released on Sunday evening (July 19), the health ministry said: “We are closely monitoring the situation and taking measures to contain and quickly manage cases, including contact tracing, quarantine and testing aggressive. “

In its daily update, the Ministry of Health also said that its investigations revealed probable transmission of the virus in four other KTV clubs: Maze Club at 2, Aliwal Street, China Doll at 1, Sophia Road, Club Myth at 1, Coleman Street and Martell W KTV Chivas at 6, route Foch.

The Department of Health said: “All visitors to affected premises are advised to closely monitor their health and minimize social interaction as much as possible for 14 days from the date of their visit or interaction. .

“We also advise all visitors to markets and food centers to avoid crowds and do your marketing during off-peak hours or in supermarkets, and to strictly adhere to security management measures.”

Singapore reported a total of 92 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, including 88 locally transmitted cases and four imported cases.

Local cases included 25 new cases linked to the KTV cluster, which now has 173 cases, and 42 new cases linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster, which now has 63.

Overall, the number of new cases in the community fell from 17 cases the previous week to 325 cases last week.

The health ministry said it is likely that an increase in the number of cases will be reported in the coming days as it steps up efforts to detect new cases in order to contain their spread in the community.

The number of unrelated cases in the community also fell from eight cases the previous week to 31 cases last week.

An increase in the number of young Covid-19 patients requiring oxygen supplementation has also been reported.

Of the 12 cases requiring oxygen assistance on Sunday, five patients were between eight and 11 years old.

Prior to Sunday, there had been no patients in this age group for the past month.

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