SINGAPORE, Aug 3 — A 34-year-old Ukrainian man died in Singapore on Sunday (August 1) from complications due to Covid-19.
In a media statement yesterday, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said that the man is a seafarer who arrived in Singapore on board a vessel on July 29.
The man had developed a fever, cough and lethargy on July 25 and subsequently breathlessness on July 31.
MoH said that he was taken from the vessel to Singapore General Hospital on Aug 1 and confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on the same day.
There are now 38 people here who have died after contracting the coronavirus.
Yesterday, Singapore recorded 111 new Covid-19 cases.
Singapore’s coronavirus total stands at 65,213 cases. ― TODAY