Sixth COVID-19 death recorded in Vietnam
According to Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son, the patient in Da Nang, had suffered from heart failure and chronic kidney failure for the past five and a half years as well as type 2 diabetes.
She received treatment at the Da Nang Hospital from July 19- 30 and tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2-virus on July 27. On August 1, the patient suffered from respiratory failure and had to be put on a ventilator and have her blood artificially filtered.
Her death was confirmed on the afternoon of August 2 with causes regarding acute heart failure, myocardial infarction, chronic kidney failure, diabetes and COVIFD-19.
By August 2 evening, the country has recorded 620 coronavirus infections, with 241 positive cases and six fatalities.