Case 27 is a 45 year-old male Singapore Citizen who is the husband of Case 19. He was tested positive for 2019-nCoV infection on 5 February at about 2pm.
Case 27 reported that he developed symptoms on 1 February. He visited a general practitioner (GP) clinic on 2 February and was subsequently isolated at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) on 4 February.
Prior to hospital admission, he stayed at his home at Jalan Bukit Merah and worked as a private hire driver. He indicated that he had visited Tiong Bahru Plaza, Tiong Bahru Market and Beo Crescent Market and Food Centre. The risk of infection from transient contact, such as on public transport or in public places, is assessed to be low.