Up till yesterday (6 March), a total of 17 Covid-19 infection cases have been confirmed for the cluster at the private dinner held at the SAFRA Jurong on 15 February this year. The infected are aged between 33 and 70 years old.
The first case recorded for the SAFRA Jurong cluster is case 94, a 64-year-old female. She reported onset of symptoms on 11 February and had sought treatment at a general practitioner (GP) clinic on 17 February, 20 February and 24 February. She was referred to SGH on 24 February and was immediately isolated. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 26 February afternoon.
On that night, there were two Chinese New Year events at the restaurant, with around 600 attendees.
One of the events is understood to have been organised by Ms Liang Fengyi, a Hokkien music teacher. The other event was organised by another music teacher, “Gaofei“.
And unfortunately, it has been just informed that Ms Liang has also been confirmed to be infected with Covid-19.
Some of the students, have shared the confirmed news on their Facebook page, beseeching those who had been with the teacher for the past two weeks to practice self-quarantine.
Local artist, “Yige” who was emceeing one of the events, shared to the Chinese media that the attendees had been told to be careful and to avoid shaking hands with one another. He also reminded everyone to use public chopsticks for hygiene purposes.
According to SAFRA, those who attended the events, had their temperature checked and did not show any signs of fever or flu.
On the news of Ms Liang’s confirmed infection, “Yige” shared that Ms Liang is just a bit tired and expressed regret at the same time.
“There are also posts by attendees from the event, updating that they are still healthy and expressed their disappointment over how some have shared images of the event, gloating over the unfortunate turn of events.