I am just unlucky, says first known medical professional here to be infected

The National Centre for Infectious Diseases as seen on Feb 2, 2020.
The National Centre for Infectious Diseases as seen on Feb 2, 2020.ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

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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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 15, 2020, with the headline 'I am just unlucky, says first known medical professional here to be infected'. Print Edition | Subscribe