Five foreign workers at two dorms contract measles

No sign of community spread from cases, and those affected are no longer infectious: MOH

Sungei Tengah Lodge in Old Choa Chu Kang Road, where three of the five Bangladeshi workers with measles were staying. The three men stayed in different blocks of the dormitory and had no known contact with one another. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
Sungei Tengah Lodge in Old Choa Chu Kang Road, where three of the five Bangladeshi workers with measles were staying. The three men stayed in different blocks of the dormitory and had no known contact with one another. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
Toh Guan Dormitory, where two of the five workers with measles were staying.
Toh Guan Dormitory, where two of the five workers with measles were staying.ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG

Five Bangladeshi workers staying at two different dormitories tested positive for measles this month, The Straits Times has learnt.

Two of the workers were staying at Toh Guan Dormitory in Toh Guan Road and the other three were at Sungei Tengah Lodge in Old Choa Chu Kang Road, the Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed yesterday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 28, 2019, with the headline 'Five foreign workers at two dorms contract measles'. Print Edition | Subscribe