'I am just unlucky,' says anaesthesiologist, S'pore's first known healthcare worker to be infected with coronavirus

The National Centre for Infectious Diseases at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Nine new cases of the coronavirus disease, Covid-19, were confirmed on Feb 14, 2020.
The National Centre for Infectious Diseases at Tan Tock Seng Hospital. Nine new cases of the coronavirus disease, Covid-19, were confirmed on Feb 14, 2020.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - The day before he had a fever, the general anaesthesiologist was working in an operating theatre and was feeling perfectly well.

So it came as a shock when the doctor was told a few days later that he had been diagnosed with the coronavirus disease, Covid-19.

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