Case 178 is an imported case involving a 37 year-old male Filipino national who is a Singapore Work Pass holder. He had been in the Philippines from 11 February to 19 February, and again from 23 February to 2 March to visit a relative with pneumonia who has since passed on.
He is warded in an isolation room at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital (NTFGH). He is a family member of Case 167.
He reported onset of symptoms on 8 March and had sought treatment at a GP clinic on 9 March. He presented at NTFGH on 10 March and subsequent test results confirmed COVID-19 infection on 11 March morning.
Prior to hospital admission, he mostly stayed at his home at Jurong East Street 21.
He was discharged from hospital on 23 March.