Vietnam records 35th coronavirus death

By Le Nga   September 2, 2020 | 11:43 pm PT
Vietnam records 35th coronavirus death
A medical worker writes on a vial of Covid-19 test samples in Da Nang City, August 3, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Nguyen Dong.
An 83-year-old woman in central Da Nang City succumbed to Covid-19 on Thursday morning, becoming Vietnam's 35th coronavirus fatality.

She suffered several underlying conditions, including chronic kidney failure, hypertension and gastrointestinal bleeding.

Her death was ascribed to severe pneumonia and respiratory failure caused by Covid-19 and blood infection.

She died while receiving Covid-19 treatment at Hoa Vang District Medical Center.

Vietnam has recorded 1,046 Covid-19 cases so far, 262 still active. All coronavirus fatalities were suffering underlying conditions like kidney failure, cancer and diabetes.

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