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Sunday 20 June- 9 new community COVID-19 cases in Singapore and 5 unlinked cases

Before dining in is even allowed, Singapore has reported nine new COVID-19 cases in the community as of noon on Sunday (20th June 2021), including five COVID-19 cases with no links to previous cases. Out of the four COVID-19 cases that were linked to previous COVID-19 cases, three had been placed in quarantine earlier.


There were also two imported cases COVID-19 cases, all of which had been placed on stay-home notice upon their arrival in Singapore. One is a returning Singaporean.

There were no new COVID-19 infections were reported in foreign workers' dormitories.


Residents of eight Housing Board blocks will have to undergo COVID-19 tests after 21 cases were detected in nine different households at 119 Bukit Merah View. The COVID-19 tests will be conducted on Jun 20 and 21 for residents of blocks 116, 117, 118, 119, 124A, 124B, 125 and 126 Bukit Merah View. As of Saturday, a total of 70 COVID-19 cases have been linked to the Bukit Merah View Market and Food Centre cluster.


Ministry of Health (MOH) also said that COVID-19 viral fragments were also found in wastewater samples collected from some blocks in the vicinity


Dining-in at F&B outlets will resume on Monday in groups of up to two people instead of five as previously planned. F&B outlets must implement and adhere to Safe Management Measures.


Indoor mask-off sports and exercise can also resume on Monday in groups of up to two people, and classes of up to 30 people at gyms and fitness studios. Both limits include the instructor. Again all fitness centers, gyms or other facilities must implement and adhere to the Safe Management Measures.


The adjusted measures under Phase 3 (Heightened Alert) were announced on Friday, amid the emergence of “a small and persistent number of unlinked cases”.


As of Sunday, Singapore has reported a total of 62,414 COVID-19 cases and 34 fatalities from the disease.


Your company can also send its staff for Safety Management Officer Courses at https://www.simplysafety.com.sg/safe-management-officer-courseOr use the free Safe Management Measures toolkit athttps://safemanagementmeasures.com/





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