Disinfecting rooms in a hospital

The patient, known as Case 499 in Vietnam, died of hematological malignancy at final stage, severe pneumonia and COVID-19.

She was admitted to Da Nang Oncology Hospital on July 28. She also had hypertension and diabetes.

This is the third COVID-19 death in Vietnam.

On July 31, the country recorded its first-ever COVID-19-related deaths, a 61-year-old man and a 70-year-old man, both with underlying health conditions.

The 61-year-old male resident of the central city of Da Nang died of septic shock on the basis of other serious illnesses and COVID-19. The patient had had chronic kidney failure, hypertension, diabetes and gout before he was found to have COVID-19 on July 27 at Da Nang Hospital.

The 70-year-old patient with multiple comorbidities died of myocardial infarction with chronic diseases of hypertension, heart failure, end-stage chronic renal failure, and complication of respiratory failure due to heart failure and COVID-19.

Source: VNA