Coronavirus: Case 68 went to Paya Lebar Presbyterian Church, lives at Mei Hwan Drive
She first developed symptoms on Jan. 30, and went to NCID on Feb. 14.
A new church has been named among Singapore’s latest confirmed cases of individuals infected with the novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
Patient 68, one of five cases announced on Saturday, is a 79-year-old female Singapore citizen with no recent travel history.
According to new details shared by the Ministry of Health, she had gone to Bethany Presbyterian Church (364A Paya Lebar Road) before she was hospitalised. She lives at Mei Hwan Drive.
She has no recent travel history to China, and is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID.
She reported an onset of symptoms on January 30, and went to NCID on February 14. Subsequent test results on the same day confirmed she had Covid-19.
She is also a family member of Patient 66, who attended a different church.
He too has no recent travel history to China but is linked separately to the cluster at Grace Assembly of God.
He reported an onset of symptoms on January 29 and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on February 2, February 5 and February 12.
Patient 66 was referred to the National Centre of Infectious Diseases on February 12.
Subsequent test results confirmed Covid-19 infection on the morning of February 14.
Prior to hospital admission, the 28-year-old had gone to work at Grace Assembly of God. He also attended church services at God’s Kingdom Bread of Life Church along 37 Jalan Pemimpin.
He, too, lives at Mei Hwan Drive.
Other confirmed patients who live at Mei Hwan Drive include Patients 50, 55, 65, and 70.
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