Đà Nẵng's streets have emptied after many new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the central city. — VNA/VNS Photo
HÀ NỘI — Another person has died with COVID-19-related complications, Việt Nam's third death due to the disease in a day.
The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control confirmed the death on Sunday evening.
In total, six fatalities have been recorded since Friday.
The 53-year-old woman, known as 'Patient 429', is from central Đà Nẵng City. She had a number of underlying conditions including chronic renal failure, diabetes and heart issues.
She was treated for chronic renal failure at Đà Nẵng Hospital from July 19-30. She tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus on July 27.
She had breathing difficulties and suffered an acute respiratory failure on August 1 and had to undergo endotracheal intubation.
The patient had to undergo continuous dialysis and was put on a ventilator on Sunday. She stopped breathing and was pronounced dead at 4.30pm.
The cause of death has been announced as acute heart failure, heart attack, chronic renal failure and diabetes with COVID-19 infection. — VNS