Lee Kuan Yew's condition worsens due to infection: PMO
SINGAPORE - Former prime minister Lee Kuan Yew's condition has worsened due to an infection, according to a statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) on Tuesday.
Mr Lee, 91, is on antibiotics and the doctors are closely monitoring his condition, the PMO added.
Mr Lee has been warded in the Singapore General Hospital since Feb 5, when he was hospitalised for severe pneumonia.
The last update on Mr Lee's health was on Saturday, when the PMO said his condition remained "largely unchanged" from a stable state.
Before that, the PMO had issued a statement on March 6 saying Mr Lee had improved slightly and continued to be watched closely by his doctors.
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