70-year-old woman becomes Việt Nam’s 40th COVID-19 fatality
HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam has registered its 40th COVID-related death.
The latest fatality is a 70-year-old woman with a 20-year history of diabetes and other underlying medical conditions.
She was admitted to the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hà Nội on May 3 for treatment of hypertension, fever, diabetes and a previous stroke.
Two days later she tested positive for COVID-19 and was immediately transferred to the intensive care unit.
Her condition began to deteriorate and she lost her fight for life on Thursday. The cause of death has been recorded as septic shock, SARS-CoV-2 infection in a stroke patient with hypertension and diabetes. VNS