76th death related to COVID-19 recorded in Việt Nam

June, 27/2021 - 18:36
Another death related to COVID-19 has been confirmed in Việt Nam, according to the Ministry of Health.
A medical worker prepares beds for COVID-19 patients at the Bình Tân District Hospital. — Photo nld.com.vn

HÀ NỘI — Another death related to COVID-19 has been confirmed in Việt Nam, according to the Ministry of Health.

Patient No 14,656 was a 53-year-old woman living in Bình Tân District, HCM City. The country's total number of deaths now stands at 76.

She tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on June 24. She was moved from the Phạm Ngọc Thạch Hospital to the Bình Tân District Hospital in a comatose state.

She was given emergency treatment, intensively resuscitated by endotracheal mechanical ventilation, sedation, muscle relaxant combined with antibiotics, vasopressor drugs and anti-inflammatory medicine. However, her condition progressed rapidly although doctors tried their best to save her.

She died at 9.30am on Friday.

Cause of death was recorded as severe pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2, acute respiratory failure and septic shock. — VNS

 

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