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Jurong Fishery Port situation stabilising; more cases isolated before turning Covid-19 positive: Ong Ye Kung

Straits Times 26 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - Over the past few days, there have been more than 100 Covid-19 infections a day in Singapore, including those linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster ... That�is not possible, given how transmissible the Delta variant is, and with Singapore's reopening, he added.
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One police operation per day on average against errant nightlife outlets, since Oct: Shanmugam

Straits Times 26 Jul 2021
With over 790 infections as at Sunday, the Jurong Fishery Port cluster is now Singapore's largest community cluster, and led to the Government reverting last week to a set of tougher curbs which have impacted many businesses, including those in the nightlife industry ... "The virus seems to have come from the region to our port.".
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Gaps in Covid-19 safe management measures at Jurong Fishery Port to be rectified: Grace Fu

Straits Times 26 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - Gaps in safe management measures at Jurong Fishery Port (JFP), such as lapses in mask wearing, will be rectified before the port is reopened, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment Grace Fu said in Parliament on Monday (July 26).
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'Abuse' of boyfriend/girlfriend category to enter S'pore led to its removal in March: Shanmugam

Straits Times 26 Jul 2021
The KTV cluster has since grown to more than 230 cases and is linked to an outbreak at Jurong Fishery Port, which in turn has become Singapore's largest community cluster with 790 infections as at Sunday. The large number of cases at Jurong Fishery Port led to the Government re-imposing a set of tightened restrictions last week.
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Jurong Fishery Port situation stabilising; more cases isolated or quarantined before turning Covid-19 positive: Ong ...

Straits Times 26 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - The past few days, there have been more than 100 Covid-19 infections a day, linked to the Jurong Fishery Port ... Instead, vaccination holds the key to Singapore's transition to living with the virus as an endemic disease, he added. The Jurong Fishery Port cluster, which ...
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No successes in fighting Covid-19; Delta variant forces countries to change strategy

The Manila Times 26 Jul 2021
At one time, Singapore, New Zealand and South Korea were all being hailed as models in subduing the pandemic or at least in fighting it to a draw ... In this panorama of retreat, it is Singapore perhaps which is the most instructive ... But today, Singapore is in the midst of a massive policy reversal in the pandemic.
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Strong US, EU demand boost Yantian volumes despite COVID outage

Journal of Commerce 26 Jul 2021
The Singapore-listed port operator handled total first-half volume of 11.6 million TEU at its terminals in Shenzhen and Hong Kong, up 13 percent ...
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Western Australia on edge as infected crew members from yet another Covid-stricken ship in Perth ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jul 2021
The Darya Krishna bulk carrier berthed at Fremantle Port on Monday to allow for the emergency medical evacuation ... The Darya Krishna bulk carrier (pictured) berthed at Fremantle Port on Monday to allow for the emergency medical evacuation ... The Darya Krishna left Singapore on July 18 and had been bound for the port of Kwinana, south of the CBD.
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Online grocers see surge in demand

Straits Times 25 Jul 2021
Jurong Fishery Port, which handles about 30 per cent of Singapore's seafood imports, including those that arrive by land and air, is closed till July 31, after the emergence of a Covid-19 cluster there. As at yesterday, 792 cases have been linked to the cluster, the largest active one in Singapore.
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Scientists developing method to detect Delta variant in wastewater surveillance

Straits Times 25 Jul 2021
Scientists in Singapore are working on a test to detect the Delta variant in wastewater surveillance for Covid-19 ... The team is now working to develop tests to detect and quantify the Delta variant - which is behind the Jurong Fishery Port cluster, the largest in Singapore.
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Spike in demand for online grocers and deliveries, as shoppers avoid wet markets amid rise ...

Straits Times 25 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - With shoppers hit by the double whammy of the closure of the Jurong Fishery Port (JFP) and the latest tightened restrictions, online grocers have seen a spike in the demand for food items and delivery slots ... As at Sunday, 787 cases have been linked to the JFP, the largest active cluster in Singapore.
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Group wants tougher penalties for errant nightlife operators

Straits Times 24 Jul 2021
In a proposal outlined in an open letter on Friday, the Singapore Nightlife Business Association (SNBA) also recommended that the 400 nightlife establishments that switched to the food and beverage sector last October come under police supervision ... It has also been linked to a cluster at Jurong Fishery Port, which has 740 cases now.
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Singapore not quite ready to live with Covid

Asiatimes 23 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE – Wet markets, hawker centers and coffee shops have once again gone quiet after tighter Covid-19 restrictions were reinstated on July 22 to counter the highest incidence of community cases in 11 months, a development that health authorities say is a “huge setback” for the city-state’s reopening plans.
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Nightlife business association calls for stronger penalties on errant operators in open letter

Straits Times 23 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - An association representing owners of nightlife businesses has urged heavier penalties on operators that flout rules, and will work with the authorities to clamp down on bad actors ... It has also been linked to a cluster at Jurong Fishery Port, which surged past 570 cases on Friday.
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Seniors advised to stay home; family members who shop for them to receive NTUC FairPrice discount

Straits Times 23 Jul 2021
SINGAPORE - To encourage seniors to stay home, family members can shop on behalf of seniors who hold a Pioneer Generation membership and receive discounts at all outlets, NTUC FairPrice announced on (Friday) July 23 ... wet markets here linked to the Jurong Fishery Port cluster.

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