Two more COVID-19 deaths recorded in Vietnam

VOV.VN - A 62-year-old female patient and a 65-year-old male patient, both in Da Nang hostspot, died of serious underlying health conditions and the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing Vietnam’s death toll to eight, the Ministry of Health reported on August 4.

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The patient, numbered 426 received treatment at the Da Nang Hospital from July 18- 27 and on August 1, she was put on a ventilation with her health in critical condition.

According to Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son said the patient suffered hypotension, multi-organ failure, infection, and intoxication.

The patient died on the early morning of August 4 with causes of end-stage chronic renal failure, septic shock, multiple organ failure.

Patient 496 was diagnosed with end-stage chronic renal failure, hemodialysis, and sepsis.

The patient was treated at the Nephrology Department f Da Nang Hospital for 5 months and discharged from hospital on July 24. On July 28, he tested positive for the SARS-COV-2 with shortness of breath and was placed on a ventilation.

His death was confirmed at 8:30 am the same day with causes of end-stage chronic renal failure, sepsis, acute heart failure and COVID-19.

Up to August 4 morning, the country has recorded 652 coronavirus infections, with 251 positive cases and 8 fatalities.

Since the recurrence of the virus among the community on July 25, Da Nang has recorded the highest number of infections with 142, becoming the pandemic’s latest epicenter in Vietnam, followed by neighbouring Quang Nam with 44.

Some patients are at high risk of fatality due to severe underlying health issues and old age, Son noted.

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