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S’pore reports 29th Covid-19 fatality — a 68-year-old S’porean man who had returned from Indonesia

SINGAPORE — Singapore has recorded its 29th Covid-19 fatality — a 68-year-old man who died on Friday (Nov 27) of complications due to the coronavirus.

The National University Hospital has reached out to the man's family and is extending assistance to them.

The National University Hospital has reached out to the man's family and is extending assistance to them.

SINGAPORE — Singapore has recorded its 29th Covid-19 fatality — a 68-year-old man who died on Friday (Nov 27) of complications due to the coronavirus.

A Singaporean, he had travelled to Indonesia on March 10 for work, and returned to Singapore on Nov 17 after experiencing shortness of breath since Nov 11, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press statement on Saturday.

The man had been admitted to a hospital upon arrival in Singapore, and was confirmed to have Covid-19 on Nov 18.

He had a past history of hypertension and heart disease.

His cause of death was determined by a pathologist as ischaemic heart disease with Covid-19, the ministry said.

The National University Hospital has reached out to his family and is extending assistance to them.

On Saturday, MOH also reported six new cases of Covid-19, one of which was in the community.

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