Third Filipino tests positive for coronavirus in Singapore

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, March 2) — Another Filipino has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Singapore according to a report by the Singapore Ministry of Health Monday.

The 34-year-old woman became the third Filipino to have been infected by the virus in the Southeast Asian country. The latest patient is a domestic worker with no recent travel history to China, Daegu, and Cheongdo in South Korea. She tested positive for the virus on Monday morning, and is now admitted in isolation at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital.

Her employer and household co-worker also tested positive for the coronavirus. There were two other Filipinos who have also been infected by the virus last month.

Singapore has now recorded a total of 108 confirmed cases.