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04 Apr 2020

4th Apr 2020

1.      The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a patient has passed away from complications due to COVID-19 infection on 4 April 2020 at 5.41am. He was an 88 year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident who had no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.

2.      He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 29 March, and admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on 30 March. He had been cared for in the intensive care unit since 30 March. He developed serious complications and eventually succumbed to the infection. He had a history of heart and kidney disease, cancer and diabetes.

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

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

4 APRIL 2020

 




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