Singapore's third Covid-19 death: How he got infected remains a mystery to his family, says daughter
SINGAPORE - Even after his death, how Mr Chung Ah Lay got infected with Covid-19 remains a mystery to his family.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
The 70-year-old Singaporean, who was Case 109, had no recent travel history to affected countries and regions. Mr Chung, who had a history of hypertension and hyperlipidaemia - or high cholesterol - died of Covid-19 infection on Sunday (March 29).His eldest daughter Ashley, 43, wrote on Facebook:"Our dad did not travel to affected countries or clusters. How he was infected is still a mystery to my family. Let us remember Daddy Chung by being socially responsible. Another loss due to socially irresponsible behaviour can be avoided! Let us do our part!"
She added that her father had put up a"good and ferocious fight" in his battle against the virus."Daddy Chung has led a good life. He is always our benevolent father, who has always loved and protected his family with his very best. In spirit, he will always be connected to us, in this generation and the next," she said.
Mr Chung was admitted to Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on Feb 29, and was confirmed to have Covid-19 infection on March 2.He had been cared for in the intensive care unit (ICU) since then. He developed serious complications and eventually succumbed to the infection after 27 days in the ICU.
In the same Facebook post, Ashley thanked Singaporeans, including Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, for their good wishes. PM Lee had expressed his condolences to the family on Facebook.She also thanked the medical team at SGH for"tirelessly looking after my dad".
This is the third Covid-19 death in Singapore. On March 21, a 75-year-old Singaporean woman and a 64-year-old Indonesian man died from the disease. The woman had a history of chronic heart disease and hypertension, while the man had a history of heart disease.Read more: The Straits Times »
RIP Uncle Chung. Deepest condolences to Chung family. Disappointed to know the contact tracing was not successful in this case. This is worrying & for protection, Singapore govt must tell the citizens when they can buy face masks in the typical pharmacy outlets. Can't find! When you put a face to the statistic it hurts more
Rip :( Pure speculation, but perhaps asymptomatic carrier among family, or an ill-fated contact with infected surface at a coffeeshop? RIP🙏very sad 😞 Condolences. R.I.P. My condolences to his family and friends. Rest in peace. RIP uncle 🙏 RIP uncle 💔 the whole country mourns for you
Singapore reports third death from COVID-19SINGAPORE: A third patient has died in Singapore from complications due to COVID-19 infection on Sunday (Mar 29), the Ministry of Health (MOH) ... ask China authorities how to controll this virus and supply antidote...this will help to the World RIP The religious activity in Indonesia is the main contribution of COVID, due to gathering in mosque now 300 people got infected. Translate this news:
Coronavirus: 70-year-old Singaporean man dies from Covid-19 complications; third such death in SingaporeHe had a history of hypertension and hyperlipidaemia, and no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.. Read more at straitstimes.com. Sorry for the loss😔 The medical teams hv did its best to save every individual affected patients. In life, there is always parting times, everything happens for a reason. Time to let go. seeing them suffer day to day, our heart are in pain too. Time will heal. Take care🙏🙏
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