Founding Singapore Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew was admitted to Singapore General Hospital on Feb 15 due to severe pneumonia. He is said to be recovering. Mr Lee, 91, is on mechanical ventilation at the Singapore General Hospital Intensive Care Unit (ICU), where he has been warded for over two weeks.
Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean posts on his Facebook page, "Wishing our founding father Mr Lee Kuan Yew a smooth and comfortable recovery," along with a photo from the PAP's 60th anniversary as seen below:
Also seen on Twitter:
Let us keep Mr Lee Kuan Yew in our thoughts and prayers. Take care Mr Lee.— Yaacob Ibrahim (@YaacobIbrahim) February 22, 2015
Let's respect LKY and his family and think more positively. I believe they did not announce his hospitalization earlier for a gd reason.— bimbotic_observer (@bimbo_observes) February 22, 2015
Kinda sad that our founding father LKY got to welcome the CNY in the hospital. Sincerely wish that he will get well soon. #GetWellSoonLKY— Singaporelah (@fakeSGP) February 21, 2015
Really hope Mr LKY will make it through SG50, get well soon 💖— 凸^-^凸 (@arynnalee_) February 21, 2015
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanks the public for their support and encouragement.
Thank you all for your good wishes for my father’s recovery. I am deeply touched. – LHL— Lee Hsien Loong (@leehsienloong) February 21, 2015