Six Zika cases reported; new cluster at Ubi Ave 1

Channel NewsAsia 14 Oct 16;

SINGAPORE: Six new Zika cases were reported on Thursday (Oct 13) according to data on the National Environment Agency's (NEA) website, after a week-long stretch that saw no new cases on most days.

A new cluster was also identified at Ubi Avenue 1, with two cases as of Thursday. An earlier Zika cluster at the same location was closed on Oct 4 after no new cases were reported there for two weeks.

The only other cluster still open is the main one at Aljunied/Sims Drive, which has seen 298 cases since the start of the outbreak on Aug 27, but none with onset in the last two weeks.

The new cases bring the total number of locally transmitted Zika infections in Singapore to 407.


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