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Singapore's 6th COVID-19 death: 88-year-old with a history of illnesses

Singapore reported its sixth COVID-19 death, an 88 year-old male Singapore Permanent Resident.

The patient had a history of heart and kidney disease, cancer and diabetes, Ministry of Health said in a statement. He had no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.

Photo courtesy: NCID
Photo courtesy: NCID

The man was confirmed to have COVID-19 on March 29. He was admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on March 30 and placed under intensive care. 

The patient developed serious complications from the COVID-19 infection and eventually succumbed to the infection. 

MOH and NCID is providing his family with all necessary assistance.

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