Singapore has reported its 36th Covid-19 death.
The 84-year-old female Singaporean passed away from complications due to Covid-19 infection on June 26, 2021.
She was tested for Covid-19 on June 15 as part of community surveillance testing for visitors to 115 and 116 Bukit Merah View, and was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on June 15.
She had not been vaccinated against Covid-19, and had a history of cancer, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia.
The National Centre for Infectious Diseases has reached out to her family and is extending assistance to them.
The pandemic has caused more deaths in Singapore than the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) outbreak of 2003 after the Ministry of Health (MOH) reported the 34th death due to Covid-19 complications on June 8.
Bukit Merah cluster
The 115 Bukit Merah View Market & Food Centre cluster now has 89 confirmed cases.
New Covid-19 cases (Cases 64472 and 64474) announced today (June 26) that are linked to the cluster are:
- Case 64472: A 31 year-old female Singaporean who works as a waitress at Cheflix Restaurant and was last at work on may 13.
- Case 64474: A 28 year-old female Singaporean who works as an officer with the Singapore Police Force. She is deployed at the Bukit Merah West Neighbourhood Police Centre (500 Bukit Merah View).
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