Coronavirus outbreak

Services, activities at church linked to coronavirus cluster on hold for 2 weeks

Senior pastor of Grace Assembly of God church among 7 confirmed cases

When ST visited Grace Assembly of God's Bukit Batok site yesterday, the gates were half shut and signs were put up to notify visitors. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN
When ST visited Grace Assembly of God's Bukit Batok site yesterday, the gates were half shut and signs were put up to notify visitors. ST PHOTO: NG SOR LUAN

Services and activities at both branches of the Grace Assembly of God church will be suspended for the next two weeks, after it emerged as the fifth cluster of the coronavirus infection in Singapore.

A total of seven confirmed cases this week have been linked to the church. At least three worked at both its Tanglin and Bukit Batok locations, before they were confirmed to be infected with the virus.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 14, 2020, with the headline 'Services, activities at church linked to virus cluster on hold for 2 weeks'. Subscribe