36-year-old man dies of Covid-19

By Le Nga   August 25, 2020 | 09:32 pm PT
36-year-old man dies of Covid-19
A medical worker takes samples for Covid-19 tests in Quang Nam Province, central Vietnam, August 9, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Dac Thanh.
A 36-year-old Covid-19 patient from Quang Nam Province in central Vietnam succumbed to the disease Tuesday night, raising Vietnam's coronavirus fatalities to 28.

He died at the Hoa Vang District medical center from pneumonia due to Covid-19, septic shock and multiple organ failure.

The man, "patient 758", had several underlying conditions, including late stage kidney failure, heart failure and hypertension, according to the Ministry of Health.

Vietnam has recorded 1,029 Covid-19 cases so far, of whom 407 are active cases. All of the fatalities had underlying conditions, with renal failure the most common. The youngest death was 33 years old and the oldest 93.

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