HCMC – A 73-year-old Covid-19 patient in Danang has been confirmed dead by the Health Ministry, bringing Vietnam’s death toll caused by the novel coronavirus to 27 as of Sunday afternoon, August 23.
The woman resident of Danang’s Lien Chieu District died of septic shock, multi-organ failure caused by Covid-19, end-stage chronic renal failure, hypertension, heart stroke and femoral neck fracture.
Also this afternoon, the ministry confirmed two new Covid-19 cases, taking the country’s tally to 1,016 as of August 23.
In details, the 44-year-old woman living in Duy Xuyen District, Quang Nam Province, was confirmed as Covid-19 patient while being quarantined and treated at the Danang Hospital for Lung Diseases. Previously, she took care of her relatives at the quarantined Danang Hospital.
The second one is the 33-year-old man in the northern province of Hai Duong. He has been treated at Hai Duong Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
To date, among the 1,016 Covid-19 cases in Vietnam, 569 patients have fully recovered from the coronavirus.