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    07 APR 2020

    Confirmed Covid-19 Cases at Little Gems Preschool Pte Ltd at 3 Ang Mo Kio Street 62 #01-09


    On 4 April 2020, a teaching staff at Little Gems Preschool Pte Ltd tested positive for COVID-19. She was last in the Centre on Tuesday, 31 March 2020. As a precautionary measure, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) had 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. All children and staff in the Centre were also placed on LOA. Children and staff who have b...



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    06 APR 2020

    Preschool Operators To Provide Fee Offsets During Circuit Breaker Period


    On 6 April 2020, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced additional support for workers, businesses and households under the Solidarity Budget to help tide Singapore through the one month of COVID-19 major circuit breaker measures. This builds on the Government’s earlier support measures in the Unity Budget and Resilience Budget.



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    05 APR 2020

    Temporary Closure Of My World Preschool Pte Ltd Located At 460, Bukit Batok West Ave 9, Multi-Storey Carpark, Singapore 650460


    The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) was informed on 5 April 2020 that a child at MY World Preschool Pte Ltd (YM0183) at 460, Bukit Batok West Ave 9, Multi-Storey Carpark, Singapore 650460 (“the Centre”) tested positive for COVID-19. The child was last in the Centre on Wednesday, 1 April 2020. The child’s three family members tested positive for COVID-19 on 1 and 2 April 2020 and child was quarantined since then.



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    05 APR 2020

    Temporary Closure Of Little Gems Preschool Pte Ltd At 3 Ang Mo Kio Street 62 01-09 Link@Amk Singapore 569139


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



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    05 APR 2020

    Temporary Closure Of Pcf Sparkletots Preschool @ Bedok Reservoir-Punggol Blk 414 (DS) (ST0217) Located At Blk 414, Hougang Avenue 10, #01 – 1256, Singapore 530414


    The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) was informed on 5 April 2020 that a non-PCF para-educational professional who provides intervention programmes to a group of children at PCF Sparkletots Preschool @ Bedok Reservoir-Punggol Blk 414 (DS) (ST0217) located at Blk 414, Hougang Avenue 10, #01 – 1256, Singapore 530414 (“the Centre”) tested positive for COVID-19. The teacher was last in the Centre on Wednesday, 1 April 2020 and developed symptoms the next day.



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    03 APR 2020

    Advisory to Parents - Keeping Our Children Safe Against COVID-19: Preschools to suspend general services


    In view of the increasing number of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Singapore in the past week, the Multi-Ministry Taskforce will be implementing more safe distancing measures as a circuit breaker to limit the local transmission of COVID-19. The aim is to minimise movements and interactions in public and private places, and encourage everyone to stay at home unless necessary for essential purposes.



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    02 APR 2020

    Temporary Closure Of My First Skool Located At 49 Rivervale Crescent Singapore 544576


    The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) was informed on 2 April 2020 that a teaching staff at My First Skool located at 49 Rivervale Crescent, Singapore 544576 (“the Centre”) tested positive for COVID-19. She was last in the Centre on Tuesday, 31 March 2020.



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    24 MAR 2020

    Keeping Our Children in Preschools Safe Against COVID-19: 14-day Leave of Absence for Preschool Children Staying with a Person who Returned to Singapore from Overseas Travel


    Recently, we have seen an increase in the number of Singapore residents returning back to Singapore from overseas who have COVID-19. To better protect our younger children, MOE and MSF/ECDA will implement the following two additional precautionary measures for preschool and primary school students: a. Students staying in the same household as a person who returned from any country to Singapore from Wednesday, 25 March 2020, 11.59pm, will be placed on 14-day Leave of Absence (LOA). This mea...



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    19 MAR 2020

    Advisory to Parents: Keeping Our Children in Preschools Safe Against COVID-19 [14-day Leave of Absence for Preschool Staff and Children Returning from All Overseas Travel]


    In response to the COVID-19 situation, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has been steadily putting in place a series of precautionary measures for the safety and wellbeing of children and staff in preschools. These precautionary measures have to be continually reviewed and adjusted depending on the rapidly evolving situation. Prior to the start of the March school holidays, the Ministry of Health (MOH) had advised Singaporeans to review their travel plans and refrain from non- essent...



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    16 MAR 2020

    Temporary Closure of MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru)


    One of the new COVID-19 cases announced by the Ministry of Health (MOH) today (Case 221) is a staff at MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru). The staff is linked to Case 204 who tested positive on 13 March 2020. She last attended the preschool on 13 March 2020.



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