Singapore's oldest Covid-19 survivor dies at 103 after intestinal blockage

A photo taken earlier this year shows Madam Yap Lay Hong, Singapore's oldest survivor of Covid-19.
A photo taken earlier this year shows Madam Yap Lay Hong, Singapore's oldest survivor of Covid-19.PHOTO: COURTESY OF ALAN HO

SINGAPORE - More than a year after beating the coronavirus, Singapore's oldest Covid-19 survivor died in the early hours of Sunday (Sept 19).

Madam Yap Lay Hong had suffered from intestinal obstruction before she died, said her second son, Mr Alan Ho. She was warded at Tan Tock Seng Hospital on Sept 12 after she complained of stomach pain.

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