VOV.VN - Two more COVID-19 patients in Vietnam died of severe underlying health conditions and COVID-19 infection, bringing the national fatality count to 86, the Treatment Subcommittee under the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said on July 4 morning.
The first death was an 81-year old Bac Ninh resident who had a 4-year history of hypertension, regular drug therapy, cerebrovascular accident and sequelae of memory impairment.
The female patient was admitted to Bac Ninh General Hospital with a diagnosis of severe pneumonia caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus in an old hypertensive and cerebrovascular accident patient after displaying symptoms as cough and shortness of breath.
Her condition had gradually deteriorated and she died on the early morning of July 2 with a diagnosis of septic shock, bacteremia, pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2, complications of progressive respiratory failure in a patient with hypertension, and old cerebrovascular accident.
The second fatality was a 64-year-old man from the northern province of Hung Yen who had a history of nasopharyngeal cancer detected since January 2021 and had received several rounds of chemotherapy and radiation therapy.
He was diagnosed with COVID-19, and pneumonia caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus in a nasopharyngeal cancer patient.
The patient passed away on July 2 and diagnosis of his death was due to pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2, complications of bacteremia, septic shock in a nasopharyngeal cancer patient.
The latest deaths brought the nation’s COVID-19 death count to 86, with many of them suffering several comorbidities, and pneumonia caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.