Case 173 is a 31 year-old male Singapore Citizen who had been in France from 15 February to 7 March. He is currently warded in an isolation room at NCID. He is a contact of Cases 165, 169 and 175, and is one of the imported cases who had been in France on official duty.
He reported onset of symptoms on 9 March and presented at the emergency department of National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on 10 March. Subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 11 March morning.
He is a Republic of Singapore Air Force serviceman but had not gone to work since returning to Singapore. He stays at Telok Blangah Street 31.
He has recovered and was discharged on 28 March.