Monday, September 21 2020


33rd COVID-19 death in Việt Nam

Update: August, 31/2020 - 14:31


Đà Nẵng Hospital for Lung Diseases where Việt Nam's 33rd COVID-19-related death was confirmed on Monday. — VNA/VNS Photo Văn Dũng

HÀ NỘI — A man has died on Monday of COVID-19-related complications, the 33rd fatality in Việt Nam.

The patient, who lived in Hải Châu District, Đà Nẵng City, had a number of underlying health conditions including heart problems, type-two diabetes and chronic kidney failure.

He died on Monday morning at the Đà Nẵng Hospital for Lung Diseases.

The cause of death has been recorded as COVID-19, complications of septic shock, irreversible multi-organ failure, myocardial infarction, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, type two diabetes and chronic renal failure.

Over the weekend, two other people died of coronavirus-related problems, including a 28-year-old man with leukaemia, the youngest fatality so far.

On Monday morning no new cases of COVID-19 were recorded nationwide. Since the first cases were detected back in January, 1,040 people have tested positive for coronavirus with 695 patients making a full recovery. — VNS

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