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Coronavirus: Church in cluster didn't know of Wuhan visitors

Spokesman says couple from China visited its Paya Lebar Road premises on their own

A notice pasted at the lift lobby on the ground floor of the Ace Building along Paya Lebar Road where The Life Church and Missions is located on the second floor on Feb 9, 2020. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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Two of the five patients in a possible cluster of infected cases linked to a church in Paya Lebar were foreigners who had visited the church on their own, a spokesman for The Life Church and Missions Singapore said yesterday.

"We learnt about their link with the church only through official government reports," the spokesman told The Straits Times.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 10, 2020, with the headline Coronavirus: Church in cluster didn't know of Wuhan visitors. Subscribe