14 more Zika cases; new cases at Elite Terrace, Circuit Road

Fourteen new cases of Zika have been reported in Singapore, including three linked to the Elite Terrace area in Siglap. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG

SINGAPORE - Fourteen new Zika cases were reported in Singapore on Thursday (Sept 15), bringing the total number to 355 since the start of the outbreak on Aug 27.

Of the 14 new cases, six were in the initial cluster in Aljunied, which has reported 279 cases thus far.

Another three new cases were linked to Elite Terrace area in Siglap, bringing the total there to 10. Fidelio Street was added to the list of roads in the cluster in the east.

One more case was registered at Ubi Crescent and one more at Balam Road, which is now part of the Circuit Road/Jalan Raya cluster.

There are seven active Zika clusters in Singapore, detailed on the National Environment Agency's website: http://www.nea.gov.sg/zika-clusters.

The other clusters are in Bedok North Avenue 3, Joo Seng Road and Bishan Street 12.

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