Condition of Singapore`s founding leader Lee worsens: PM

The health of Singapore`s founding leader and ex-prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has "worsened" due to an infection, the government said Tuesday. 

AFP| Last Updated: Mar 17, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

Singapore: The health of Singapore`s founding leader and ex-prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has "worsened" due to an infection, the government said Tuesday. 

Lee, 91, has been hospitalised at the Singapore General Hospital since February 5 for severe pneumonia.

"Mr Lee Kuan Yew`s condition has worsened due to an infection. He is on antibiotics. The doctors are closely monitoring his condition," said a statement from the office of his son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.