Lee Kuan Yew still in ICU, closely monitored by doctors

Lee Kuan Yew still in ICU, closely monitored by doctors
Mr Lee is still sedated and on mechanical ventilation said a statement from the Prime Minister's Office on Thursday morning.

Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew is still warded in the Intensive Care Unit at the Singapore General Hospital.

A statement from the Prime Minister's Office said on Thursday morning that Mr Lee remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation.

It also added that his doctors have restarted him on antibiotics, and are continuing to monitor him closely.

Mr Lee, 91, was admitted to the hospital on Feb 5 with severe pneumonia.

Yesterday evening, social media was rife with rumours that Mr Lee had died, but government sources confirmed these reports were not true.

cynloh@sph.com.sg

 
 
 

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