SINGAPORE, Singapore's Health Ministry today confirmed the fifth case of imported Wuhan coronavirus in the city today.

In a statement issued today, the ministry said the latest case involved a 56-year old Chinese citizen, who had arrived here from Wuhan together with her family on January 18.

She is currently being treated in isolation at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID) and her condition is reported to be stable.

Based on a report, the ministry said the woman had not displayed any symptoms during her flight to Singapore.

She started to display symptoms on Jan 24 and was brought in ambulance to the Tan Tock Seng hospital on Jan 26.

The ministry said the woman was then classified a suspected case and isolated at the NCID, and further tests confirmed that she had contracted the Wuhan coronavirus on Jan 27.

Her case was also found not to have any links with other imported cases confirmed todate.

Source: NAM News Network