Coronavirus: 6 patients in critical condition, an increase of 2 from Feb. 8

The remaining infected patients are in stable conditions or improving.

Syahindah Ishak | Martino Tan | February 09, 2020, 10:21 PM

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In an update on Feb. 9, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced another three confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) in Singapore, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 43.

One of the three new cases is a Bangladesh national who had visited Mustafa centre and stayed at The Leo dormitory prior to his hospital admission.

Another two in ICU

MOH also updated that there are currently six patients in critical condition and they are warded in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Yesterday (Feb. 8), four were in critical condition.

One requires additional oxygen support.

The remaining infected patients are in stable conditions or improving, according to MOH.

In addition to those in critical condition, MOH also announced that four more confirmed cases of nCoV have been discharged from hospital.

They are Cases 10, 13, 22 and 26.

Case 22 is a Singaporean evacuee from Wuhan.

This means that Singapore has its first Singaporean to have recovered from the nCoV.


Top image by Julia Yeo.