In the Saratov region died engaged in self-medicate the patient with COVID-19

A patient with a coronavirus infection, which was self-medicating, refused to be hospitalized and eventually later appealed for medical help, has died in the Saratov region, the total number of deaths has increased to 45, told RIA Novosti on Friday, the press service of the regional Ministry of health.

By July 1, in the region died 44 patients with COVID-19.

"On July 3, was the 45th case. Male 59 years came extremely hard, (were) on a ventilator for several hours. Was later treatment (for medical care), took place the fact of self-medication, refusal of admission," - said the Agency interlocutor.

She noted that the deceased patient with coronavirus infection had comorbidities such as ischemic heart disease, myocardial infarction, myocardial infarction, atherosclerotic cardiosclerosis, atherosclerosis of aorta, coronary, cerebral vessels, arterial hypertension and obesity of the second degree.

In total, the region 6746 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, recovered 3,680.

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