Neighbours of health products store in Singapore shocked to learn 2 employees have coronavirus

Yong Thai Hang (centre) in Cavan Road was closed after two of its staff members were found to be infected with the coronavirus. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
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SINGAPORE - Every morning, seven days a week, busloads of tourists from China would visit Yong Thai Hang, a Chinese health products store in Cavan Road in the Lavender area.

On Tuesday (Feb 4), the authorities announced that two women who worked there are down with the coronavirus, after exposure to a Chinese tour group on Jan 23.

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