Vietnam records seven more Covid-19 deaths

By Le Nga   July 11, 2021 | 06:42 pm GMT+7
Vietnam records seven more Covid-19 deaths
Two medics in an ambulance at the HCMC Hospital for Tropical Diseases. June 13, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Huu Khoa.
The Health Ministry confirmed seven Covid-19 deaths Sundy, two in HCMC and five in Dong Thap, pushing the national death toll to 119.

The two deaths in HCMC happened at the Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital and those in Dong Thap Province at the Sa Dec Hospital.

One HCMC death was that of a 79-year-old man in District 5 with a history of type 2 diabetes and pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on June 20. He died July 4 of pneumonia caused by Covid-19, multiple-organ damage and septic shock.

The second HCMC death was that of a 61-year-old woman in District 1 with no underlying conditions. She tested positive for the virus on June 18 and died July 5 because of severe pneumonia caused by Covid-19, complications of progressive respiratory failure and suspected acute myocardial infarction.

Another 61-year-old woman in Dong Thap’s Sa Dec Town who was diagnosed with Covid on July 5 died the same day due to pneumonia caused by Covid-19 and complications of progressive respiratory failure. This patient had a background of type 2 diabetes, chronic kidney failure and ischemic heart disease.

A 65-year-old man in the southern province’s Lai Vung District was also diagnosed with Covid on July 5 and died the next day of severe pneumonia caused by Covid-19 and, complications of progressive respiratory failure. He had a background of type 2 diabetes, stroke and Cushing's syndrome, a disorder that occurs when one's body makes too much of the hormone cortisol over a long period of time.

A 52-year-old woman in Sa Dec died the same day with severe pneumonia caused by Covid-19 and a history of type 2 diabetes and kidney failure.

A 43-year-old woman in the province's Lap Vo District die the same day with severe pneumonia caused by Covid-19 and a history of type 2 diabetes , stroke and Cushing's syndrome.

A 59-year-old man in the prpvince's Chau Thanh District died on July 7 with severe pneumonia caused by Covid-19 and a history of hepatitis B and hypertension.

Vietnam has recorded 84 Covid-19 deaths so far in the new Covid-19 wave that started late April.

Over 25,000 infections have been recorded in 58 of the nation's 63 cities and provinces since, with HCMC accounting for most cases at 12,658.

 
 
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