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One Week Break

Holidays had started

There is a one week break for children from today. Usually, at the junction, you would see hoards of families at the airport ready for a quick getaway aboard. With Covid19, this usual 'practise' had changed completely. 

Most will be staying put at home. Some of the more 'adventurous' ones will look to having a staycation in Singapore instead. Regardless of the choice take, stay safe!

1) 327 cases confirmed
315 Dorms
9 Community (6 SC, 2 WP, 1 Work Permit)
3 imported cases

Dorms cases set to rise as it was pre-warned that the current testing batches are from the high-risk dorms. It is an interesting strategy to test the worse hit places as the final stretch. Expect the numbers to hit at least 50,000  in the next week or 2. Currently, it stands at 47453.

2) 1 local unlinked case passed away due to intracerebral haemorrhage.

72 Singaporean Female was only diagnosed with Covid19 after death. Her death is stated as unrelated to Covid19

3) All foreign Workers to be tested by Mid August
Currently, 232,000 of estimated 300,0000 living in dorms are tested. 
The last batch comes from dorms with higher prevalence rate. With approximately 70000 to be tested and at an indicative rate of 15%, expect another 10,000 more confirmed cases in the next month. That is about 300+ a month as per what we are seeing right now.

4) Shops in Jem, Westgate, Lot One Malls among places visited by Covid19 cases while infectious
Take note if you had been to these areas.

  • BHG department store at Lot One Shoppers’ Mall in Chua Chu Kang on July 3 between 11.50am and 1pm
  • Sim Lim Square on July 5 between 6.30pm and 7.30pm
  • Sheng Siong Supermarket at 154A Bukit Batok West Avenue 8 on July 8 between 6.15am and 6.40am, on July 10 between 6.20am and 6.50am, and on July 11 between 6.45am and 7.15am
  • Taman Jurong Shopping Centre on July 10 between 11.45am and 12.30pm
  • The Panggung@Aroma Kampung Restaurant at Joo Chiat Complex on July 10 between 12pm and 3pm
  • Resorts World Sentosa casino on July 12 between 6.30pm and 7.30pm
  • Starbucks outlet and March√© M√∂venpick restaurant at Jem mall in Jurong East on July 14 between 4pm and 7.30pm
  • Tokyu Hands store at Westgate mall in Jurong East on July 14 between 7.35pm and 8.05pm

5) Spore researchers find weak spots in covid10 for antibodies to target

A possible treatment for the future and a boost to vaccination research

6) NDP 2020 Singapore Together Pack ready for collection on 20 July

Here is a peek at the  leaked photo of what's inside the pack

7) Sentosa opens for Phase 2
Here is a list of attractions open and their promos. Since the one week school break is here, you might want to plan for a day out to Sentosa

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