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Singapore reports 34th COVID death

08/06/2021 11:19 PM

By Massita Ahmad

SINGAPORE, June 8 -- Singapore reported another death from complications due to COVID-19 infection Tuesday, taking the cumulative number of fatalities to 34.

In its full data released tonight, the republic’s Health Ministry said the latest fatality involved an 86 year-old Singaporean woman.

Singapore reported its 33rd COVID-19 fatality on May 30.

The ministry said the elderly was confirmed to have COVID-19 infection on April 30 when she was warded at Khoo Teck Puat Hospital for an unrelated medical condition.

"She had not been vaccinated against COVID-19, and had a history of diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidaemia, hypertension and hypothyroidism," it said.

As at noon today, Singapore reported nine new cases, thus, bringing the total caseload to 62,219.

So far, there are 47 COVID-19 open clusters in the republic. 

-- BERNAMA


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