New Zika cluster in Sengkang, as local cases hit 369

Today Online 16 Sep 16;

SINGAPORE — Fourteen new cases of Zika were confirmed as at 3pm on Friday (Sept 16), bringing the total number of locally transmitted cases to 369.

A new cluster at the Sengkang Central/Sengkang East Avenue area has also been reported, with two cases at Block 272C and Block 279C in the last two weeks, according to an update on the National Environment Agency’s (NEA) Zika webpage.

This brings the total number of clusters to eight: Aljunied Crescent/Sims Drive/Paya Lebar Way/Kallang Way/Circuit Road/Geylang East Central/Geylang East Avenue 1; Bedok North Avenue 2/Bedok North Avenue 3/Bedok North Street 3; Joo Seng Road; Bishan Street 12; Elite Terrace; Ubi Crescent; Jalan Raya/Circuit Road; and Sengkang Central/Sengkang East Avenue.

The bulk of the cases are still in the Aljunied cluster, with 283 cases as of Friday, of which 39 emerged in the last two weeks.

The second biggest cluster is the Elite Terrace cluster, with 11 cases.

The other clusters are at Bedok North Avenue 2/Bedok North Avenue 3/Bedok North Street 3; Joo Seng Road; Bishan Street 12; Ubi Crescent; and Balam Road/Jalan Raya/Circuit Road.

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