Viet Nam reports 38th Coronavirus-related death
09:16 | 20/05/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health on Thursday morning reported the 38th Coronavirus-related death in Viet Nam.

     >>> Health ministry confirms 30 local COVID-19 infections

     >>> Review of recent evolution of COVID-19 and Government's responses

The latest death is a 64-year-old woman who had suffered from chronic hepatitis B over the last ten years and got liver cancer four month ago.

She was admitted to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases on May 4, confirmed positive for COVID-19 on May 8, and then transferred to extensive care unit where doctors put her on a ventilator.

She also needed blood transfusion and anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal drugs, according to the ministry.

However, the woman could not survive and passed away on May 19 due to severe illness./.

By Huong Giang

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