Ion Orchard to close for 4 days from June 12 due to Covid-19 cases; staff, tenants to take swab test, Singapore News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – Ion Orchard might be shut for 4 days from Saturday (June 12) for cleansing and disinfecting works after the Ministry of Well being (MOH) confirmed quite a few Covid-19 circumstances linked to the shopping center.

It’s the first mall within the well-liked Orchard Street procuring belt to take action amid the pandemic.

Epidemiological investigations point out ongoing transmission throughout the mall, the mall’s administration mentioned on Friday in a discover to tenants.

Ion Orchard, after consulting with MOH, might be closed from 7am on Saturday until 7am on Wednesday as a precautionary measure.

The mall and its outlets are required to bear cleaning and disinfection, which might be carried out throughout the interval of closure, mentioned the discover.

“In view of the urgency, Ion Orchard has arranged for deep cleaning of your shops on your behalf and will be at your cost,” it mentioned.

All workers and tenants, together with contractors and distributors who labored on the mall from Might 28 until June 11, should bear a compulsory swab check.

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A nominal roll with data of all tenants, workers and contractors working on the mall throughout this era is ready to help the Well being Promotion Board within the planning and working of the swab operations.

Tenants must vacate Ion Orchard by Friday as no entries into the mall are allowed from 7am on Saturday.