Posted by: Daniela Socolovschi
News / Social
04 July 2020 / 10:12
COVID-19 in Moldova: Another doctor dies of infection
In the last 24 hours, four people have been killed by COVID-19 in Moldova, and one of the victims is a doctor. So far, 26 medical workers died because of Coronavirus. At the same time, the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection (MSMPS) informs that 435 patients are in serious health condition, of which 30 are connected to assisted breathing.
"We regret the death of Mr. Ion Hanganu, aged 72, from Falesti district. He was hospitalized on June 14, at the Republican Clinical Hospital. Mr. Ion Hanganu worked as a family doctor at the Pîrliţa Health Center, Ungheni district. We express our sincere condolences to the grieving family and to all those who knew him ", reads a press release of the Ministry.
MSMPS also made public the information regarding the other deaths.
An 81-year-old woman from Chisinau died, hospitalized on June 19, at the Municipal Clinical Hospital "Sfinta Treime". The woman was suffering from high blood pressure and atrial fibrillation.
Also, an 88-year-old man from Călăraşi district, positively confirmed with COVID-19 died. According to the MSMPS, the man was receiving treatment at home under the supervision of a family doctor. The family refused hospitalization, the patient was bed-ridden for five years. Comorbidities: cerebrovascular disease, hypertension gr. III, stroke ", informs the ministry.
The fourth victim is a man from Nisporeni district, hospitalized at the Republican Clinical Hospital, on June 22. Comorbidities: hypertension, mixed heart disease, chronic heart failure.
In the last 24 hours, 74 people suspected of COVID-19 were hospitalized within the COVID-19 Center in Chisinau. Another 303 people were treated and discharged. In total, 10,396 people were healed.
According to official data, 17,445 cases of infection with the new Coronavirus have been confirmed in Moldova, of which 1,250 in the Transnistrian region.