88-year-old man dies of Covid-19, 6th such death in Singapore

The 88-year-old patient had no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.
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SINGAPORE - A sixth patient has died from the coronavirus infection in Singapore, the Health Ministry said on Saturday (April 4).

The patient, a 88-year-old male Singapore permanent resident, had no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. He was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on March 29 and was admitted to the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) a day later.

He developed serious complications and eventually died. He had a history of heart and kidney disease, cancer and diabetes.

He is a locally transmitted case.

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