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3-year-old Singaporean girl dies from Covid-19, 3rd such death involving a child below 12

3-year-old Singaporean girl dies from Covid-19, 3rd such death involving a child below 12
A three-year-old girl has died from Covid-19, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Wednesday (Sept 14), making it the third coronavirus death involving a child below the age of 12 in Singapore.

The Singaporean toddler died on Tuesday, MOH said in response to TODAY’s queries.

“The patient had a past history of multiple medical conditions prior to her Covid-19 infection,” it added.

The girl tested positive for Covid-19 via an antigen rapid test on Aug 9 and was admitted to the hospital on Aug 13.

“The patient passed away on Sept 13 and the cause of death was determined to be anoxic brain injury due to cardiac arrest and Covid-19 infection,” MOH said.

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