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Boon Lay Place Food Village to shut till Aug 6 after 7 Covid-19 cases discovered, Health News & Top Stories


SINGAPORE – Boon Lay Place Food Village shall be closed after seven Covid-19 cases had been detected amongst individuals who work in or visited the hawker centre, stated the Ministry of Health (MOH).

In its each day replace on Thursday night time (July 22), MOH stated the cases there have been detected by its investigations into Covid-19 infections seemingly seeded by fishmongers who visited Jurong Fishery Port to accumulate their shares to be bought on the markets and meals centres.

The hawker centre shall be closed to the general public for 2 weeks from Friday to break the chain of transmission and allow deep cleansing of the premises, MOH stated.

Free Covid-19 testing shall be offered to members of the general public who visited the Boon Lay Place Food Village and Chong Pang Market and Food Centre between July 8 and Thursday (July 22).

There are 87 new cases linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster, which now stands at 560 cases.

There had been additionally 5 extra cases added to the Marina Bay Sands on line casino cluster, which now has 15 cases.

The on line casino shall be closed to the general public from Thursday to Aug 5.

Five new cases had been linked to the KTV cluster, which now has 221 cases. There had been no further KTV lounges or golf equipment linked to the cluster on Thursday.

Three new cases had been detected in employees’ dormitories.

There are at the moment 28 lively clusters of an infection on Thursday, ranging between three and 560 infections.

(*7*) reported a complete of 170 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, together with 162 regionally transmitted cases and eight imported cases. There had been 52 unlinked regionally transmitted cases.

Among the regionally transmitted cases are six unvaccinated seniors above 70, who’re prone to critical sickness.

Overall, the variety of new cases in the neighborhood has elevated from 127 cases the week earlier than to 883 cases up to now week.

The variety of unlinked cases in the neighborhood in per week has elevated from 16 cases to 105 over the identical interval.

MOH additionally gave an replace on vaccination in (*7*), noting that round 6.91 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines have been administered underneath the nationwide vaccination programme.

Over 4.18 million folks have obtained at the least one dose of the vaccine, whereas 2.84 million folks have accomplished the total vaccine routine.

There are 415 Covid-19 sufferers at the moment in hospital. Most are nicely and underneath remark.

One affected person is in vital situation within the intensive care unit, and there are seven who require oxygen help.

Over the previous 28 days, seven sufferers had been admitted to intensive care, required oxygen supplementation or died.

Among them, six had been unvaccinated, whereas one had obtained one dose of the vaccine. None was totally vaccinated.

(*7*) has had 36 deaths from Covid-19 issues, whereas 15 who examined constructive have died of different causes.

Read the total MOH press launch right here.

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