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Dr Tan Cheng Bock hurt left knee on campaign trail

But he says he will "be up and about again soon ... because there is still much to do"

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Singapore — There has been much concern online and hopes for a speedy recovery after () leader shared a video of himself getting his left knee attended to by a doctor.

Dr Tan wrote that the knee began to hurt from all the walking that he did during the nine days of campaigning for the recent General Election.

Dr Tan led a team that contested West Coast Group Representation Constituency (GRC), going head to head with a team from the People’s Action Party ().

The 80-year-old Dr Tan was joined by Mr Leong Mun Wai, Ms Hazel Poa, Mr Jeffrey Khoo and Mr Nadarajah Loganathan. The team comprised Mr S Iswaran, Mr Desmond Lee, Ms Foo Mee Har, Mr Ang Wei Neng and Ms Rachel Ong.

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West Coast GRC saw an extremely close fight in the GE, with the PAP team getting 51.69% of the vote and the PSP team 48.31%. The PAP team won by just 3.38%.

Dr Tan took to Facebook on Tuesday (Aug 4) to share a video clip of himself getting his left knee attended to by a doctor. “Today, I got my knee taken care of at my friend’s clinic, as it was starting to hurt after all the walking I did during the 9 days of campaigning,” he said. However, Dr Tan assured Singaporeans that he would “be up and about again soon … because there is still much to do”.

Knee RepairToday, I got my knee taken care of at my friend's clinic, as it was starting to hurt after all the walking…

Posted by Dr Tan Cheng Bock on Tuesday, 4 August 2020

Many people flocked to the comments section of Dr Tan’s post to wish him well and to bid him a speedy recovery. Many also thanked him for his concern for Singapore as seen in his willingness to keep serving the country.

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

Photo: Screengrab from Facebook comments / Dr Tan Cheng Bock

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