A Bangladeshi worker has been infected with coronavirus in Singapore.
The 39-year-old man is the first Bangladeshi ever to get infected with coronavirus, reports Channel Newsasia
He reported onset of symptoms on Feb 1 and sought treatment at a general practitioner clinic on Feb 3, and then at Changi General Hospital on Feb 5.
He went for a follow-up appointment at Bedok Polyclinic on Feb 7 and was then admitted to the intensive care unit at Changi General Hospital.
Subsequent test results confirmed the novel coronavirus infection on Feb 8, and he was transferred to NCID, where he is currently warded in an isolation room.
Before being admitted to hospital he had visited Mustafa Centre and stayed at The Leo dormitory at Kaki Bukit Road.
The Ministry of Health (MOH) in Singapore announced on Sunday that three new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Singapore, all with no recent travel history to China.
Two other cases include two Singaporean man aged 71 and 54.
At least 40 cases of the virus have been confirmed in Singapore, and concerns about further contagion are impacting local events.
The coronavirus that believed to have originated late last year in a seafood market in China's Wuhan city which has spread to Chinese cities including Beijing and Shanghai, as well as the United States, Thailand, South Korea, Japan, Australia, France, Canada and India.
Across China, the death toll from the new virus outbreak has risen to 811 as of Saturday.