Woodlands Coffee Shop Stall Helper Tests Positive For Covid-19, Premises Closed For 14-Day Disinfection

Beverage Stall Assistant In Woodlands Has Covid-19, Stopped Coming To Work After Showing Symptoms

Amidst the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in Singapore, a 55-year-old woman who works as a beverage stall assistant is among the latest infected.

Her diagnosis was confirmed by the owner of Yummy Food Link coffee shop in an interview with 8World News today (24 Mar).

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The coffee shop is located at Block 111, Woodlands Street 13.


兀兰13街第111座组屋的Yummy Food Link咖啡店老板陈先生今天(24日)接受8视界新闻访问时证实,店里一名负责捧茶水的新加坡籍女员工在星期六(21日)确诊,目前还不清楚她是从什么地方感染病毒。

Woodlands stall assistant in good condition despite having Covid-19

Coffee shop owner, known only as Mr Chan, informed that the beverage stall assistant is a Singaporean employee and is currently in good condition.

After experiencing onset of symptoms on 18 Mar, the lady had gone to see a doctor the next day. She mostly stayed at home after that and had not gone to work since.

She was confirmed as a Covid-19 patient last Saturday (21 Mar).

However, Mr Chan said it still remains unclear as to where or how she got infected.

Woodlands coffee shop takes precautions against Covid-19

After the 55-year-old was confirmed, 5 other employees from the same stall were placed under a 14-day quarantine as well.

Mr. Chen has also decided to close the coffee shop for 14 days starting last Sunday (22 Mar) for disinfection purposes. The 10 other stalls in the shop will be deep cleaned too.

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Hoping for speedy recovery

It’s good to see that Mr Chan is taking the necessary precautions to keep his employees and customers safe.

We wish the beverage stall assistant a speedy recovery and hope she can swiftly return to work once doctor has given her the all-clear.

Featured image adapted from Google Maps.

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