Three more COVID-19 related deaths in HCM City and Long An

July, 15/2021 - 07:02
Three more people have died of COVID-19 complications, including a 42-year-old man from Long An Province.

 

One of the three latest COVID-19 deaths was being treated at Hồ Chí Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases. VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — Three more people have died of COVID-19 complications, including a 42-year-old man from Long An Province.

The other two fatalities were both women from HCM City. The total number of people to die related to coronavirus now stands at 138.

One of the three, an 80-year-old woman from Bình Chánh District, had diabetes, heart failure and high blood pressure. She was being treated at Bình Chánh Hospital but was transferred to Hồ Chí Minh City's Hospital for Tropical Diseases after testing positive for COVID-19.

She died on July 7.

Her cause of death has been recorded as septic shock, pneumonia caused by COVID-19, diabetes and heart failure.

Another patient to die was a 67-year-old woman from HCM City's District 5, who had high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. She was being treated at Cần Giờ Hospital.

She tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on June 13 and died on July 9.

Her cause of death was recorded as pneumonia caused by COVID-19, septic shock, multiple organ failure and type 2 diabetes.

The final of the latest fatalities announced is a 42-year-old man from Cần Giuộc District in Long An Province.

He had high blood pressure and asthma. He tested positive for COVID-19 on July 5 and was initially treated at Đức Huệ Health Centre in Long An Province.

He was transferred to Hậu Nghĩa General Hospital on July 8, then Long An General Hospital on the same day.

He died on July 11.

Cause of death has been recorded as respiratory failure, severe pneumonia caused by COVID-19, cardiac arrest, emphysema in patients with bronchial asthma and obesity. — VNS

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