In Uzbekistan the number of victims of coronavirus has reached eight

TASHKENT, 24 APR – RIA Novosti. One more patient infected with the novel coronavirus COVID-19, died in Uzbekistan, the total number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic rose to eight, said on Friday the press-service of the Ministry of health.

In Uzbekistan, the March 15 a resident of the country, returning from France, found the first Republic in the case COVID-19. Friday 14.00 (12.00 GMT) number of reported cases of coronavirus amounted to 1778, seven patients died, 598 recovered.

“Died another patient with a confirmed diagnosis COVID-19 – woman, a resident of the town of Angren in Tashkent region”, – stated in the message in the Telegram channel, Ministry of health.

According to the Agency, the patient, which is April 19, in serious condition was taken to the Tashkent regional infectious diseases hospital, was discovered a new type of coronavirus. The woman suffered from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, secondary hypertension and acute respiratory distress syndrome, she was immediately connected to the ventilator.

“Despite the experts’ efforts, the woman died from acute respiratory distress syndrome, lung and heart failure,” – said the press service.

the world health organization on 11 March announced the outbreak of a new coronavirus infection COVID-19 pandemic. According to the latest who data, there have been recorded more than 2.5 million cases of infection, over 175 thousand people died.

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