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Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill: PMO

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FORMER prime minister Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said on Friday, adding that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanks the public their support.

FORMER prime minister Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill, a statement from the Prime Minister's Office said on Friday, adding that Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong thanks the public for their support.

"Mr Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill. PM Lee would like to thank the public for their support and good wishes," the PMO's statement said.

On Tuesday, the PMO said that Mr Lee's condition had worsened due to an infection. By Wednesday, his condition had deteriorated further, according to the PMO.

Mr Lee, a Member of Parliament for Tanjong Pagar GRC, was admitted to the Singapore General Hospital on Feb 5 for severe pneumonia.

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