Starting today (2 Apr), the Bukit Merah Housing & Development Board (HDB) branch will be temporarily closed following a second confirmed case of COVID-19 involving its employee.
The HDB on Thu wrote on Facebook that the decision was made as a precautionary measure for the “health and safety of our customers and staff”.
HDB also said that it is “working closely” with the Ministry of Health “on contact tracing”.
The Board added that it will be in touch with those who have made an appointment at the Bukit Merah branch to reschedule the said appointment.
Members of the public seeking more information may contact the HDB via e-Services on HDB InfoWEB or its Branch Services helpline at 1800-225-5432.
MOH yesterday announced 74 new cases. The number of confirmed COVID-19 infections in Singapore has reached 1,000 cases as at 1 Apr.
Today, MOH announced the death of a 68-year-old Indonesian COVID-19 patient. The Indonesian national’s death marks the fourth COVID-19 death in Singapore to date.