Singapore reports first two deaths from COVID-19

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

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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. The total number of COVID patients in Singapore is 385, even if it was one of the first Asian country that reported of COVID-19 in December.