Mandarin Orchard Singapore is because of reopen on Saturday, Jan. 2, after the Ministry of Well being (MOH) decided that there isn’t a ongoing Covid-19 transmission.
No additional transmission past the 13 people who served SHN on the resort
MOH beforehand introduced on Dec. 19, 2020 that they have been investigating the 13 reported instances of Covid-19 an infection amongst people who had served Keep-House Discover (SHN) on the resort between Oct. 22 and Nov. 11, 2020.
The 13 instances have been confirmed to be contaminated between Nov. 2 and Nov. 11, and arrived from international locations like Bahrain, Canada, Indonesia, Myanmar, Netherlands, Philippines, South Korea, UAE, UK and U.S.
Regardless of coming from totally different international locations, all 13 instances had excessive genetic similarity.
In Friday’s replace, MOH mentioned they’ve since accomplished their investigation, and decided that there was no additional transmission past them.
As well as, they decided that the opposite Covid-19 instances who had served SHN at Mandarin Orchard Singapore will not be linked to the 13 instances.
All resort employees examined adverse for Covid-19
MOH mentioned all of the resort employees examined underneath their particular testing operations examined adverse for Covid-19 an infection utilizing the polymerase chain response (PCR) check.
The serological exams of 11 employees have been optimistic nevertheless, indicating probably previous infections.
These findings point out that there isn’t a ongoing transmission at Mandarin Orchard Singapore, MOH mentioned.
Contemplating that the resort premises have been completely disinfected and there’s no longer danger of transmission to resort visitors, the ministry introduced that it has accredited the re-opening of the resort (together with its restaurant and occasion areas) from Jan. 2, 2021 — 14 days after its closure on Dec. 19. 2020.
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