Patient dies after Covid-19 testing negative four times

The Ministry of Health’s special standing steering board for Covid-19 prevention yesterday informed about the death of one Covid-19 patient who having tested negative for the virus four times.
At a quarantined ward (Photo: SGGP)
At a quarantined ward (Photo: SGGP)
According to the steering board, the 61-year-old man, a resident in Hai Chau District of the Central City of Da Nang, had a history of hypertension, chronic renal failure, type-2 diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
He tested negative for Covid-19 on August 4, 10, 11, and 12. The man died of complications from chronic renal failure at the Hue Central Hospital in the Central Province of Thua Thien-Hue on the afternoon of August 12. Doctors said he died due to septic shock, multiple organ failure, hypertension, type-2 diabetes, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Apart from this new, the Hue Central Hospital announced five recoveries; of whom, four had serious health conditions including chronic kidney failure, heart failure, high blood pressure. The four will be transferred to the Hospital C in Da Nang for further treatment and hemodialysis on August 19.

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