Singapore Crosses 18,000 Covid-19 Cases On 3 May

On Sunday (3 May), the Ministry of Health confirmed 657 new Covid-19 cases in Singapore.

“A vast majority” of cases are work permit holders staying in worker dormitories here.

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This brings the total number of reported cases to 18205.

Of the new cases, 10 are Singaporeans or Permanent Residents (PRs).

MOH also announced that an 86-year-old Singaporean woman – also known as Case 14744 – has perished due to Covid-19, taking the death toll here to 18.

86-year-old had diabetes, high blood pressure and cholesterol

Case 14744 was confirmed to have Covid-19 on Monday (27 Apr).

On that day, 14 people linked to elderly home Acacia Home tested positive for Covid-19.

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Unfortunately, the occupants of elderly homes are particularly at risk during this outbreak due to their advanced ages and potential for health complications.

The 86-year-old woman was diabetic and had high blood pressure as well as high cholesterol.

Featured image adapted from AlKhaleej Today.