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Seventh person dies of COVID-19 complications

Update: August, 04/2020 - 10:09


Huế Central Hospital where the patient died. — Photo:

THỪA THIÊN HUẾ — Another person has died in Việt Nam of COVID-19 related complications, taking the total amount of fatalities to seven.

The latest death is a 62-year-old woman from Hòa Vang, Đà Nẵng, who had a 10-year history of kidney problems.

She was being treated at the Department of Renal Medicine at Đà Nẵng Hospital from July 18 to July 27 when she tested positive for coronavirus.

The woman was transferred to Huế Central Hospital for treatment on July 30 and the following day suffered shortness of breath, loss of appetite and had problems communicating with people.

In the days that followed her condition worsened and she needed to be placed on a ventilator machine to help her breath. She also suffered multiple organ failure.

She suffered a cardiac arrest in the early hours of Tuesday morning and attempts to resuscitate her failed. 

Doctors say the cause of death is end-stage renal failure, septic shock, multiple organ failure and COVID-19.

She is the seventh person to succumb to COVID-19 related issues in the past five days. — VNS

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