Case 126 is a 77 year-old male Singapore Citizen who has no recent travel history to affected countries and regions.
He had been in same ward as Case 109 at Singapore General Hospital (SGH) from 29 February to 1 March for an unrelated condition, before Case 109 had been confirmed to have COVID-19 infection. Case 126 was discharged from Singapore General Hospital (SGH) on 1 March. As he had been identified as a close contact of Case 109, he had been issued a quarantine order on 4 March.
He reported onset of symptoms on 5 March, and was conveyed to National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) in an ambulance. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 6 March morning.
Prior to hospital admission, he had mostly stayed at his home at Eunos Crescent.
He has recovered and was discharged on 12 April 2020.