The Ministry of Health of Singapore announced last night (24th) that two staff members at Changi Airport Terminal 3 (T3) were diagnosed with the new crown pneumonia.
The Ministry of Health will arrange all T3 staff who may come into contact with passengers to be tested for the new crown virus.
The two staff who confirmed the diagnosis of T3 at Changi Airport were a 64-year-old security guard and a 48-year-old assistant for temperature measurement and swab testing, but they had no contact with each other.
They were all diagnosed with acute respiratory infections when they saw a doctor, and they were found to be infected after being tested. No cases related to them have been found.
The Ministry of Health stated that for safety reasons, all personnel working at Changi Airport T3 and who may come into contact with passengers must be tested for the new coronavirus. “In the coming months, the number of passengers is expected to increase.
The Ministry of Health has discussed with the relevant authorities to strengthen the rotation and regular inspection of Changi Airport frontline personnel, and will provide details in the future.”