Singapore Serviceman Tested Positive for COVID-19

A Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Regular Serviceman who worked at Building 613 of Tengah Air Base has tested positive for the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) on 15 February 2020.

He has been identified by the Ministry of Health as Case 73. The serviceman is currently warded at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. The SAF has been in contact with the serviceman to render support and assistance.

The serviceman last visited his place of work on 6 February. Nevertheless, as a precautionary measure, the SAF has carried out immediate and thorough disinfection of the premises the serviceman had been in. All servicemen have been reminded to continue with ongoing personal health and hygiene measures such as regular hand-washing with soap, twice-daily temperature taking, monitoring of their health, and consultation with a doctor if they feel unwell.

Ministry of Defence, Singapore (MINDEF)

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