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Lee Kuan Yew's condition has deteriorated further: PMO

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FORMER prime minister Lee Kuan Yew's condition has "deteriorated further", a statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Wednesday.

FORMER prime minister Lee Kuan Yew's condition has "deteriorated further", a statement from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said on Wednesday.

"Mr. Lee Kuan Yew remains critically ill in the ICU and has deteriorated further," the statement said.

On Tuesday, the PMO said that Mr Lee's condition had worsened due to an infection. It added that he was on antibiotics and that doctors were closely monitoring his condition.

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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