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Fully vaccinated cleaner at dedicated stay-home notice facility tests positive for COVID-19

Fully vaccinated cleaner at dedicated stay-home notice facility tests positive for COVID-19

A Google Maps screengrab showing Park Avenue Rochester. (Image: Screengrab from Google Maps)

SINGAPORE: A fully vaccinated cleaner who works at a dedicated stay-home notice facility was among the community COVID-19 cases reported on Friday (May 7).

The woman, known as Case 62933, is a 53-year-old Singaporean who works at Park Avenue Rochester at 31 Rochester Drive, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said.

Her work does not entail interacting with guests serving stay-home notice at the hotel, the ministry added.

MOH’s daily update on Friday indicated that the woman developed a runny nose and sore throat at the end of her work day on Wednesday. 

She came down with a fever the next day and visited a general practitioner clinic, said MOH.

The woman was given a COVID-19 test, which came back positive on Friday. She was taken to the Singapore General Hospital in an ambulance.

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The woman last underwent rostered routine testing on Mar 29, and all her earlier tests had been negative, MOH added.

Her serological test is pending.

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She is fully vaccinated, having received her first dose of COVID-19 vaccine on Jan 24, and the second dose on Feb 16.

Singapore reported four COVID-19 cases in the community and 21 imported infections on Friday.

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Source: CNA/ga


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