28-year-old man dies of Covid-19 having renal failure

Update: 19:52 | 29/08/2020

A 28-year-old man in the central Quang Nam Province died on Saturday morning, becoming the youngest among Vietnam's 31 fatalities of Covid-19.

The man died of pneumonia caused by Covid-19, septic shock, multi-organ failure caused by acute lymphocytic leukemia, and aplastic anemia, the Health Ministry said.

28-year-old man, dies of Covid-19, 31 fatalities, multi-organ failure, Covid-19 pandemic, critical conditions

Doctors take care of a Covid-19 patient at the Da Nang Hospital for Lung Diseases, August 2020.

He was admitted to the Da Nang Hospital in Da Nang that borders Quang Nam on July 25 for his other diseases.

Between August 4 and 8, he was transferred to the Da Nang Oncology Hospital. On August 18, he was transferred to the Da Nang Hospital for Lung Diseases and was confirmed positive for the new coronavirus the next day.

He stayed at the hospital for treatment until he died.

He has made the 31st and the youngest Covid-19 death in Vietnam so far. The other dead patients were between 33 and 93. All suffered chronic diseases before contracting the virus, with a majority having renal failure.

By Saturday, Vietnam has recorded 1,038 Covid-19 cases, including 342 active patients.

Of those that are still under treatment, 15 are in critical conditions, three are relying on ventilator and another three have to use ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) system.

Around the world, Covid-19 has claimed more than 841,300 lives.

Bac Giang: 2,717 people complete medical quarantine for Covid-19 prevention
(BGO) – Since the new outbreak of Covid-19 in Da Nang city (July 25), the quarantine sites controlled by the Military Command in the northern province of Bac Giang have received 478 people, mostly visitors and returnees from this hotspot.
Vietnam has conducted more than 1 million tests since beginning of Covid-19 pandemic
The Vietnamese health ministry said it has conducted more than one million PCR tests since the Covid-19 pandemic first began in late January.
Covid-19 figures in Vietnam on Wednesday morning
Covid-19 figures in Vietnam on Wednesday morning.
Campaign in​ US raises funds for Vietnam's Covid-19 fight
A group of six women, five of them living in the U.S., have raised over $12,000 to fund medical supplies and essentials for Vietnam’s fight against Covid-19.
Bac Giang suspends isolation to F2 and F3 cases relating to Covid-19 patient 338
(BGO) – The Steering Board for Covid-19 Prevention and Control in Lang Giang district (Bac Giang province) has issued the correspondence to the communes and towns in the district to suspend the isolation method at home and residential areas to 323 F2 and F3 cases relating to Covid-19 patient 338 in the localities.

Source: VnExpress

Bình luận mới vừa được thêm vào. Click để xem
Mới nhấtHay nhấtXếp theo: