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SINGAPORE: Two cases of locally transmitted Zika virus infection have been confirmed at the at Glasgow Road area near Kovan, said the National Environment Agency (NEA) on Thursday (Apr 20).

Both cases are residents in the area, it added.

NEA said it was notified of the cluster on Thursday and has started vector control operations and outreach efforts at the cluster area. It urged residents to let NEA officers carry out inspections and indoor spraying of their homes.

The agency said: “NEA has been conducting preventive inspections in the vicinity even before the cluster at Glasgow Road area was notified to detect and destroy any potential mosquito breeding habitats.”

NEA added that it is also continuing with vector control operations in the Flower Road, Hendry Close and Poh Huat Road West cluster areas.

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