On the afternoon of June 11, the Ministry of Health announced that the 2 latest deaths from Covid-19 (patient 56 and 57) are 2 female patients with severe malignancy. Accordingly, the 56th death is patient 4115, 65 years old, from Yen Khanh district, Ninh Binh province with a history of cervical cancer with metastases in abdominal lymph nodes in March 2020, who received 6 rounds of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. .
Taking care of Covid-19 patients at medical facilities
On 3-5, the patient went to hospital K, facility 3, for emergency because of proctitis, blood in the urine. Patient was diagnosed: Proctitis, cystitis bleeding, kidney failure, cervical cancer progressing at the coccyx, metastases in abdominal lymph nodes.
On May 16, the patient tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. The patient was transferred to the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases for treatment. After 5 days, the patient started showing high fever, increasing difficulty in breathing, the patient was closely monitored and actively treated but the condition did not improve.
Patients are treated in intensive care: mechanical ventilation, dialysis, broad-spectrum antibiotics combined with antifungal drugs, correction of coagulation disorders, comprehensive care. However, the patient’s condition responded poorly to treatment, lung function did not improve, and shock did not return. The patient died on June 10.
The patient was diagnosed with death, septic shock – pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2, invasive candidiasis, cervical cancer with metastatic abdominal lymph node.
The 57th death is patient 3595, 59 years old, with address Kim Bang district, Ha Nam province. History of advanced gallbladder cancer with liver metastases.
The patient being treated for gallbladder cancer at the Department of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas at K Hospital 3, whose daughter was diagnosed with Covid-19, the patient was confirmed to have Covid-19 on May 11, They were transferred to the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases for treatment.
Here, patients are closely monitored and used drugs to correct blood clotting disorders and antibiotics to treat superinfection. On the 10th day after infection with SARS-CoV-2, the patient gradually developed respiratory failure, was intubated, and mechanically ventilated.
Patients were treated in intensive care: mechanical ventilation, dialysis, broad-spectrum antibiotics, nutrition, comprehensive care, surgical consultation to drain the bile. Despite intensive resuscitation treatment, the patient’s condition did not improve, the patient fell into irreversible shock.
The patient died on June 10 with a fatal diagnosis of septic shock, pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2 on the background of a patient with advanced gallbladder cancer.
Thus, during this epidemic, our country has recorded 22 deaths related to Covid-19.