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27 Jun 2021

27th Jun 2021

          The Ministry of Health (MOH) is investigating likely COVID-19 transmission at Henderson Crescent and Lengkok Bahru. So far, four cases[1] of COVID-19 infection have been detected in three households at 103 Henderson Crescent. Separately, COVID-19 viral fragments were detected in wastewater samples collected from 55, 56 and 57 Lengkok Bahru. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing to determine linkages and the source of transmission.

103 HENDERSON CRESCENT 

2.         In order to disrupt any wider, undetected community transmission, MOH will conduct mandatory COVID-19 testing for all residents of 103 Henderson Crescent. Testing is optional for those who have tested negative for COVID-19 infection from 23 June onwards. In the event that a positive COVID-19 case is detected, MOH will isolate the case, identify all close contacts, test and quarantine them to protect the community from further transmission. Mandatory testing will be conducted at the pavilion at 104B Henderson Crescent from 28 to 29 June 2021 between 9am and 4pm.

3.         To detect possible asymptomatic cases in the community, MOH will also conduct voluntary COVID-19 testing for visitors and those who have interacted with residents of 103 Henderson Crescent between 7 June and 26 June 2021. We encourage these individuals to come forward for testing. Testing will be conducted by appointment only at designated Regional Screening Centres from 28 to 29 June 2021 and at the pavilion at 104B Henderson Crescent on 29 June 2021, between 9am and 4pm. To book an appointment and for information on the alternate test locations, please visit https://go.gov.sg/103-hc-covid-19-testing, or call 1800 333 9999 if you have any queries.

55, 56 and 57 LENGKOK BAHRU

4.         MOH will conduct mandatory COVID-19 testing for all residents, as well as, owners and staff of shops at 55, 56 and 57 Lengkok Bahru. Testing is optional for those who have tested negative for COVID-19 infection from 23 June onwards. Mandatory testing will be conducted at the void deck of 53 Lengkok Bahru from 28 to 29 June 2021 between 9am and 4pm.

5.         MOH will also conduct voluntary COVID-19 testing for visitors and those who have interacted with residents, as well as, owners and staff of shops at of 55, 56 and 57 Lengkok Bahru between 12 June and 26 June 2021. Testing will be conducted by appointment only at designated Regional Screening Centres from 28 to 29 June 2021 and at the void deck of 53 Lengkok Bahru on 30 June 2021, between 9am and 4pm. To book an appointment and for information on the alternate test locations, please visit https://go.gov.sg/55-57-lb-covid-19-testing.

6.         All residents are to bring along their NRIC for identification purposes. Leaflets have been distributed and SMS notifications have been sent to the residents to provide them with more information. Residents are also advised to monitor their health closely and consult a doctor immediately if they feel unwell. Those who are still awaiting their test results are advised to minimise social interactions as much as possible. They should continue to monitor their health and seek immediate medical attention if they feel unwell.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH 
27 JUNE 2021



[1] Cases 64217, 64270, 64454 and 64478.