SINGAPORE — A 64-year-old Singaporean man died from complications due to COVID-19 on Monday (16 August), the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Wednesday, the ninth fatality from the infection in Singapore so far this month.
The man developed a cough on 2 August, and was conveyed to Raffles Hospital on 3 August after suffering heart problems.
"He had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of end stage renal failure, ischaemic cardiomyopathy, hypertension and hyperlipidaemia," said MOH.
The man's death, the 46th COVID-19 fatality to date in Singapore, comes after eight other deaths in August that were earlier reported: a 34-year-old Ukrainian man on 1 August, a 58-year-old Singaporean woman on 2 August, a 79-year-old Singaporean man on 4 August, a 63-year-old Singaporean man on 5 August, an 80-year-old Singaporean woman on 7 August, a 69-year-old Singaporean man on 11 August, an 84-year-old Singaporean man on 13 August, and a 90-year-old Singaporean man on Tuesday.
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