COVID-19: 67-year-old man dies from coronavirus-linked cause, 22nd fatality in Singapore

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Medical staff at the new community isolation facility at the Changi Exhibition Centre seen giving a demonstration on 24 April 2020. (PHOTO: Dhany Osman / Yahoo News Singapore)
Medical staff at the new community isolation facility at the Changi Exhibition Centre seen giving a demonstration on 24 April 2020. (PHOTO: Dhany Osman / Yahoo News Singapore)

SINGAPORE — A 67-year-old Singaporean man has died from COVID-19 complications, bringing the death toll here from the coronavirus to 22.

The man, identified as case 1,516, died on Friday (15 May), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in its daily update of coronavirus cases in Singapore on Saturday.

He was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on 7 April, and had a history of coronary heart disease, hypertension and high cholesterol.

Sengkang General Hospital has reached out to his family and is extending assistance to them.

The MOH reported a preliminary 465 new COVID-19 cases in Singapore as of Saturday noon, bringing the total to 27,356.

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