COVID-19: Singapore Reports 4th Coronavirus-related Death

COVID-19: Singapore Reports 4th Coronavirus-related Death

The patient had a history of diabetes and hypertension.

The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (2 April) has confirmed that another COVID-19 patient has passed away from complications due to virus infection.

The case was a 68-year-old male Indonesian national who was a Singapore Work Pass holder. He had a travel history in Indonesia from 20 January to 16 March.

4th Coronavirus-related Death

The patient 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, MOH said.

He had been cared for in the intensive care unit (ICU) since 26 March.

COVID-19: Singapore Reports 4th Coronavirus-related Death

A medical personnel at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases. | Image source: Tan Tock Seng Hospital/Facebook

According to MOH, the patient has developed serious complications and eventually succumbed to the infection after seven days in the ICU. He had a history of diabetes and hypertension.

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

He is the fourth of such death in Singapore.

 

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Nikki De Guzman

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