Another Filipino in Singapore Tests Positive for COVID-19

A third Filipino has tested positive for COVID-19 in Singapore, according to the Singapore Ministry of Health.

The 34-year-old woman is a domestic worker with no recent travel history to China and South Korea. She tested positive for the virus on March 2, and is now in isolation at a Singapore hospital. Her employer and household co-worker also tested positive for the coronavirus. 

There were two other Filipinos in Singapore who were infected by the virus last month. The first was a 41-year-old man who is a Singapore permanent resident with no recent travel to China. He was confirmed to have the coronavirus on February 22.

The second case was a 41-year-old woman who tested positive on February 29. She is a domestic worker whose 61-year-old male Singapore employer was also infected with the virus.

Singapore has now recorded a total of 108 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus.


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