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TEACHING STAFF TESTED POSITIVE, LITTLE GEM PRESCHOOL AT ANG MO KIO CLOSE TEMPORARY

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According to an advisory posted by the early childhood development agency, a teacher staff from Little Gems Preschool (Ang Mo Kio) has been tested positive for the Coronavirus.

The following is an advisory posted on Early Childhood Development Agency.

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF LITTLE GEMS PRESCHOOL PTE LTD AT 3 ANG MO KIO STREET 62 #01-09, [email protected], SINGAPORE 569139 (“CENTRE”)

      The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) was informed on 4 April 2020 that teaching staff at Little Gems Preschool Pte Ltd at 3 Ang Mo Kio Street 62 #01-09, [email protected], Singapore 569139 (“the Centre”) tested positive for COVID-19. She was last in the Centre on Tuesday, 31 March 2020.

As an added precautionary measure, ECDA has directed that the Centre be temporarily closed from 5 April 2020 to 14 April 2020. This covers the 14-day incubation period as the staff was last in the Centre on 31 March 2020.

In addition, all affected staff and children will be placed on a Leave of Absence during the closure period. Barring any new developments, the Centre will resume limited service provision on Wednesday, 15 April 2020, to serve the group of parents who are working in essential services and are unable to extend their alternative care arrangements beyond the closure period. Contact tracing is ongoing.