Fendi Staff Reported For Work 1 Day Before Testing Positive For Covid-19

On Tuesday (24 Mar), Singapore reported 49 new cases of Covid-19 — the second-largest increase of new cases in a day.

49 New Covid-19 Cases On 24 Mar With Majority Imported, S’poreans Who Travel To Pay Full Bill If Hospitalised

One of them turns out to be a female staff working at the luxury brand Fendi store in Ngee Ann City.

Fendi store in Ngee Ann City in 2017

More worryingly, she reported for work a day before testing positive.

6 Fendi employees quarantined

According to 8World News, Ngee Ann City issued a notice to tenants on Tuesday (24 Mar) confirming that an employee working on the first floor of the shopping mall has tested positive for Covid-19.


Prior to her diagnosis, the Covid-19 patient apparently reported for work on Monday (23 Mar).

6 other employees in Fendi are now serving a 14-day quarantine at home.

In light of the diagnosis, Fendi’s store in Ngee Ann City will be closed until Thursday (26 Mar).

Fendi store in Ngee Ann City in 2017

Common areas and passageways near the store have also been thoroughly disinfected in accordance with MOH’s guidelines.

The air-con filter system on the 1st floor of Ngee Ann City will also be replaced, reports 8World News.

Earlier last month, a DBS employee working at on the 24th floor at Ngee Ann City also tested positive for Covid-19. He was Singapore’s 77th case.

DBS Employee At Ngee Ann City Is 77th Case Of Covid-19, Been Under Quarantine Since Last Week

Swift recovery to the infected staff

We are heartened by the precautionary measures put in place to ensure the safety and wellbeing of shoppers and other staff at Ngee Ann City.

Let’s hope none of the customers she served or colleagues at the store contracted the virus.

MS News wishes the affected staff a speedy recovery.

Featured image adapted from Instagram