Singapore: The condition of Singapore's first prime minister Lee Kuan Yew remains "largely unchanged" in a hospital here where he has been admitted since last month and is on life support.
In an update on the 91-year-old former premier's health, the Prime Minister's Office today said in a statement his condition remains "largely unchanged" in the hospital.
Lee was hospitalised with severe pneumonia on February 5.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is also the son of the ailing former premier, said in a Facebook post this morning that his family was "deeply touched" by the support shown by well-wishers.
"In the month since Mr Lee Kuan Yew was admitted to hospital, so many people and groups have sent him good wishes. On behalf of my father, I thank you all. My family and I are deeply touched by your encouragement, support and prayers," the Prime Minister said.
On February 28, the Prime Minister's Office had said in a statement that Lee remained sedated and was on mechanical ventilation in the Intensive Care Unit at Singapore General Hospital.
He was also continuing with his antibiotics, the statement had said.
In another statement issued on March 6, the Prime Minister's Office had said that his condition remained "largely unchanged", with doctors monitoring his condition closely.