Singapore reports first two deaths due to COVID-19

One of the patients was a 75-year-old Singaporean woman and another a 64-year-old Indonesian national

Sinmgapore, COVID-19, ICU, National Centre for Infectious Diseases

Singapore has reported its first two deaths due to Covid-19. One of the patients was a 75-year-old Singaporean woman and another  a 64-year-old Indonesian national.

The woman patient with a history of chronic heart disease and hypertension was admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on Feb 23. The woman was linked to the second largest virus cluster in Singapore.

The second patient was admitted in critical condition in ICU on March 13, after arriving in Singapore from Indonesia.

Prior to his arrival, the patient was hospitalised in Indonesia for pneumonia and had a history of heart disease.

Twenty three new cases of  COVID patients have been reported in Singapore, bringing the total number to 455.