Three more COVID-19 deaths reported

July, 06/2021 - 20:27

Three more people have died of COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of fatalities to 97.

 

Two COVID-19 patients at Sa Đéc General Hospital were among the latest COVID-19 deaths in Việt Nam. Photo congan.com.vn

HÀ NỘI — Three more people have died of COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of fatalities to 97.

The new deaths announced Tuesday are in addition to the four people whose deaths were reported earlier in the day. All are elderly patients with underlying health problems. 

The 95th death is a 68-year-old woman from HCM City’s Bình Chánh District. She tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on June 30 and was taken to Bình Chánh District Hospital a day later for acute respiratory failure, severe pneumonia, severe hypokalemia, SARS-CoV-2 infection.

She died on the evening of July 3. Cause of death has been recorded as pneumonia due to SARS-CoV-2 infection’s complications, progressive respiratory failure, suspected acute myocardial infarction or pulmonary embolism.

The 96th death is a 64-year-old woman from Lai Vung District, the southern province of Đồng Tháp. 

She died on July 4 at Sa Đéc General Hospital with her cause of death recorded as pneumonia due to SARS-CoV-2 complications, progressive respiratory failure, heart failure, type-2 diabetes and Cushing's syndrome.

The 97th death is a 64-year-old man from Sa Đéc City, Đồng Tháp Province.

He died at midnight on June 4 and his cause of death was noted as pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2, and progressive respiratory failure in patients with ischemic heart disease as well as hypertension. VNS

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