Five more Covid-19 patients die in Vietnam

By Le Nga   July 9, 2021 | 05:41 pm GMT+7
Five more Covid-19 patients die in Vietnam
Medics at a field hospital for Covid-19 treatment in HCMC's Thu Duc City, July 7, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Huu Khoa.
Vietnam recorded another five Covid-19 deaths on Friday in Ho Chi Minh City and Mekong Delta’s Dong Thap Province, all women, raising the nation's fatality tally to 110.

In HCMC, a 50-year-old resident in Hoc Mon District was confirmed coronavirus positive on June 22 and died on July 4 due to severe pneumonia, respiratory failure, septic shock, and multi-organ failure caused by Covid-19. She did not have any chronic diseases prior to Covid-19.

The other case in the city is a 85-year-old woman in District 1. Suffering from a stroke, she had been bedridden for a while before contracting Covid-19 on June 22.

She died on July 3 of pneumonia caused by Covid-19, respiratory failure, multi-organ damage, and heart failure.

In Dong Thap, a 54-year-old woman in Chau Thanh District got Covid-19 on July 2 and died two days later of severe pneumonia complications, respiratory failure and septic shock caused by Covid-19 in a patient with hypertension, heart disease, and type 2 diabetes.

Another Chau Thanh resident, 59, was confirmed with Covid-19 when staying at a centralized quarantine camp and died before being transferred to a hospital for treatment.

Autopsy results showed the cause of death was Covid-19 on the background of a patient with respiratory failure, chronic heart failure, diabetes, and multi-membrane tuberculosis.

The third death in Dong Thap is of a 43-year-old woman who was diagnosed with Covid-19 on July 1 while being hospitalized for other diseases.

She died two days later due to acute coronary syndrome on a patient with Covid-19, increased acute liver enzymes, type 2 diabetes, and Thalassemia.

So far in the ongoing wave that hit Vietnam on April 27, the nation has recorded 75 Covid-19 deaths.

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