Four Zika clusters closed; no new cases in Singapore for third day running

Channel NewsAsia 4 Oct 16;

SINGAPORE: Four Zika clusters were closed on Tuesday (Oct 4), according to data on the National Environment Agency's (NEA) website.

The clusters at Joo Seng Road, Ubi Ave 1, Balam Road and Hougang Avenue 7 have all been declared closed after no new cases were reported there in the last two weeks.

Three clusters remain open - the main one at Aljunied/Sims Drive, as well as the Elite Terrace and Sengkang Central clusters. The Aljunied/Sims Drive cluster saw three new cases in the last fortnight, and the other two clusters had none.

NEA data also showed that no new Zika infections were reported in Singapore for the third consecutive day. The last confirmed case was reported on Oct 1.

As of Tuesday, a total of 399 locally transmitted Zika cases have been confirmed in Singapore.

- CNA/dt

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