One more COVID-19 patient dies, raising total fatalities to 16

Update: 20:00 | 11/08/2020
A COVID-19 patient, who also suffered from diabetes type 1, long-time debilitation and heart failure, died in the morning of August 11, becoming the 16th fatality in the country.
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Testing for COVID-19. (Photo: VNA)

Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son said the 37-year-old man from the central province of Quang Tri was receiving treatment at the Quang Tri hospital for TB and lung disease when he tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on August 9.

He was moved to the COVID-19 treatment center in Hue Hospital on August 10 due to debilitation, weighing only 30kg.

Doctors attributed his death to serious pneumonia caused by COVID-19 in a patient with diabetes type 1, long-time debilitation and heart failure.

By August 11 morning, Vietnam recorded 847 cases of COVID-19, with 399 patients or 47.1 percent having recovered.

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(Source: VNA)