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Two students, teacher from 3 different primary schools test positive for COVID-19

Two students and a teacher from three different pri schools – Fuchun, Frontier and Maha Bodhi School – have tested positive for COVID-19, said MOE on Mon. One of the cases is an eight-year-old boy from Fuchun Pri…

JEM, Westgate among locations visited by COVID-19 cases during their infectious period

Shopping malls JEM and Westgate were on Sun added to a list of public places visited by COVID-19 community cases during their infectious period. Other malls on the list include Tampines 1, White Sands, Boon Lay Shopping Centre,…

NSF, primary school teacher among 11 unlinked Covid-19 community cases in Singapore; 28 new infections in total

There were 21 new Covid-19 cases in the community reported by MOH. Four more cases were added to the Changi Airport T3 cluster, bringing the total cases there to 78. Two more were added to the Learning Point…

‘Questions’ must be answered before any decision on circuit breaker: Ong Ye Kung

Several “questions” must be answered in the coming days before the government decides whether it is necessary to impose another circuit breaker (CB), said Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Sun evening. He was asked why authorities did…

COVID-19: 271 imported cases from S Asia over past 28 days, B1617 variant a global problem – MOH

The number of imported cases from South Asia over the past 28 days was 271, with half of them being Singaporeans or PRs, MOH said on Sat. Of the 271 cases, 50.2 per cent were Singaporeans or PRs,…

Covid-19: 9 new cases linked to Learning Point centre, 6 added to Changi Airport cluster; no links for 17 cases

Nine more people were infected with Covid-19 and linked to the Learning Point tuition centre cluster and six more were added to the Changi Airport cluster. Other clusters at a Changi Prison building and the Wok Hey food…

COVID-19: Singapore tightens border measures with Taiwan; Singaporean, PR travellers to serve 21-day stay-home notice

Singapore citizens, PRs and long-term pass holders with recent travel history to Taiwan will have to serve a 21-day stay-home notice, MOH said on Sat. MOH said the measures, which take effect on May 16, 11.59pm, come in…

Household members can go out in groups of more than 2 for ‘essential activities’: Ong Ye Kung

Health Minister Ong Ye Kung on Sat said that family members staying together can go out as a group for “essential activities” and need not limit the size of their group to two people. Such activities include going…

4 primary school students among 19 new Covid-19 community cases in Singapore

Four primary school students were among 19 new community Covid-19 cases on Sat. The two community cases with no known sources of infection were a Singaporean, 53, who works as a personal chauffeur. The second is an unemployed…

2 new COVID-19 clusters in Singapore, including tuition centre where 5 students test positive

Two new COVID-19 clusters have been identified in Singapore on Fri, one of which is linked to a tuition centre where five children and a tutor tested positive. Five of the 24 new community cases reported on Fri…

Kopitiam Square food centre in Sengkang and eateries islandwide visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

Kopitiam Square food centre in Sengkang as well as eateries and retail outlets across Singapore were among 48 places added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. On…

52 new Covid-19 cases, including 13 tied to Changi Airport cluster and 4 unlinked community cases

Singapore reported 24 new community Covid-19 cases on Fri, including 13 linked to Changi Airport cluster and four others not traced to any previously reported infections. This takes the total number of people linked to the cluster at…

F&B businesses to get more support from Jobs Support Scheme following tighter COVID-19 measures

The Government will increase support for F&B businesses under the JSS to 50 per cent, following the announcement that dining-in will be suspended from Sun. This is an increase from the 10 per cent support of wages paid…

COVID-19: Entry at malls, places of worship and others to be tightened

New entry restrictions at various public places in Singapore such as places of worship and shopping malls will be in place from Sun to 13 June amid a surge in community cases in Singapore. Making the announcement at…

COVID-19 restrictions: No dining-in allowed amid spike in community cases

From this Sun till 13 June, only takeaway and delivery options will be allowed for all dine-in F&B establishments, including hawker centres and food courts, as Singapore tightens restrictions amid a recent spike in COVID-19 community cases. “Dine-in…

COVID-19: Social gathering size to be cut to 2 per group, work from home default

The permissible group size for distinct visitors per household and social gatherings will be cut from five to two persons, said MTF on Fri, amid a spike in community cases. Individuals should continue to limit their overall number…

‘Virulent’ mutant virus ‘broke through’ Changi Airport defences: Ong Ye Kung

Despite the best efforts of Changi Airport workers, of whom more than 90 per cent have been vaccinated, a “very virulent” variant of COVID-19 “broke through” the layers of defence at the aviation hub, said Transport Minister Ong…

Immediate: 21-day SHN at dedicated facilities for travellers with 21-day history to Vietnam

All travellers entering Singapore who have a travel history in the past 21 days to Vietnam will be required to serve a 21-day Stay-Home Notice (SHN), at dedicated SHN facilities, with immediate effect. On Thurs night, MOH said…

Several students who tested positive for COVID-19 linked to private tutor at tuition centre: MOH

Several students who have tested positive for COVID-19 are linked to a private tutor at a tuition centre, said MOH’s director of medical services Kenneth Mak on Fri. He said that the students were picked up as part…

Ikea stores, Plaza Singapura among 47 places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH said that the infectious persons had been to Kopitiam food court at Changi Airport T3 on Apr 29 between 3.10pm and 3.14pm, on Apr 30 between 10.55am and 11.25am, on May 2 between 12.30pm and 6.30pm, on…

24 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 2 maids and private tutor

Twenty-four cases in the community were among 34 new COVID-19 infections reported in Singapore as of noon on Thurs, said MOH. Nineteen of the 24 new community cases are linked to the Changi Airport cluster. One is linked…

Kopitiam at Terminal 3, Tangs at VivoCity among 15 new places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

MOH said that the infectious persons had been to Sheng Siong supermarket at Blk 720 Clementi West St 2 on Apr 28 between 1pm and 2pm, Cafe Amazon Singapore at Jurong Point on Apr 29 between 2pm and…

Covid-19: Sengkang General Hospital nurse likely infected by B1617 virus variant; airport cluster grows to 26 cases

An operating theatre nurse who works at SKH is the sole community case reported on Wed that has no known source of infection yet. The 33-year-old Filipino nurse was fully vaccinated. Of the other nine community cases, seven…

VJC student who tested positive for COVID-19 is linked to Changi Airport cluster

An 18-year-old Victoria JC (VJC) student who tested positive for COVID-19 last week has been linked to the COVID-19 cluster at Changi Airport. The student – identified as Case 62941 – had visited the Kopitiam food court at…

Covid-19: Infectious person spent 8 hours a day at MacPherson coffee shop from May 3 to 7

MOH said that the infectious persons had spent time at M171 Gourmet Street Coffeeshop at 171 MacPherson Road on May 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 between 7am and 3pm each day. A KFC fast-food outlet in Junction…

S’pore authorities working with hotels to provide housing for shunned healthcare staff

MOH and the multi-ministry task force tackling Covid-19 have been working together with hospitals here to support healthcare workers, including TTSH staff, who have been shunned by Singaporeans, Health Minister Gan Kim Yong said on Tues. Responding in…

Ng Teng Fong General Hospital technician among 3 unlinked community cases; 7 cases linked to airport cluster

There were 25 new cases of Covid-19 on Tues, 13 of which were in the wider community. Of the 13 cases, three have no known links to other confirmed cases, MOH said. The three cases with no known…

Poor housekeeping practices, lapses in cleaning could have led to gastroenteritis outbreaks in schools: Grace Fu

Poor housekeeping practices in schools and lapses in cleaning could have caused recent incidents of gastroenteritis outbreaks at education institutions, said MSE Minister Grace Fu in Parliament on Tues. She was responding to a question from MP Hany…

Geylang Serai market, Courts outlet in Jurong Point among places visited by Covid-19 cases while infectious

The Geylang Serai market and food centre as well as two nearby malls were added to a list of public places that had been visited by Covid-19 cases during their infectious period. On Mon, MOH said that the…

Covid-19: Cook at Mos Burger in Suntec City sole unlinked community case, 2 others linked to airport cluster

A cook at the Mos Burger outlet in Suntec City mall was one of the three Covid-19 cases in the community on Mon. The other two are linked to a cluster where the first detected case was an…

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