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02 Apr 2020

2nd Apr 2020

1.     The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a patient has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 2 April 2020 at 6.43am. He was a 68 year-old male Indonesian national who was a Singapore Work Pass holder, and had been in Indonesia from 20 January to 16 March.

2.     He was admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on 22 March, and was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on the same day. He had been cared for in the intensive care unit (ICU) since 26 March. He developed serious complications and eventually succumbed to the infection after seven days in the ICU. He had a history of diabetes and hypertension.

3.     NCID has reached out to his family and is extending assistance to them.

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

2 APRIL 2020




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