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Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre, JEM among new places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre, JEM among new places visited by COVID-19 cases while infectious

Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre and JEM shopping mall were among the new locations added to a list of places visited by COVID-19 cases on Jan 14, 2021. (Images: Calvin Oh, Google Maps screengrab)

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

Chong Pang City Wet Market & Food Centre and JEM shopping centre were both visited on Jan 9.

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

The full list of locations is as follows:

Those identified as close contacts of confirmed cases would already have been notified by MOH.

READ: 45 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore, including 1 in community

As a precautionary measure, individuals who were at these locations during the specified timings should monitor their health closely for 14 days from their date of visit.

"They should see a doctor promptly if they develop symptoms of 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 exposure history," said MOH.

There is no need to avoid places where COVID-19 cases have been, added the health ministry.

"The National Environment Agency will engage the management of affected premises to provide guidance on cleaning and disinfection," said MOH.

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

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Source: CNA/gs

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