Ministry of Health (MOH) is investigating likely COVID-19 transmission at 556 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 and 510 West Coast Drive. So far, seven cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected in five households at 556 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10. Separately, 10 cases of COVID-19 infection have been detected in five households at 510 West Coast Drive. Epidemiological investigations are ongoing to determine linkages and the source of transmission.
2. In order to uncover community infection cases, MOH will conduct mandatory COVID-19 testing for all residents of 556 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 and 510 West Coast Drive. Testing is optional for those who have tested negative for COVID-19 infection from 27 July onwards. Mandatory testing will be conducted on 1 August 2021 between 9am and 4pm, at the Regional Screening Centre at 8 Ang Mo Kio Street 54 (former Da Qiao Primary School) and the pavilion beside 510 West Coast Drive, respectively.
3. 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 reminded to keep to their appointment time. 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
31 JULY 2021