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In the Saratov region died, the patient with coronavirus

Another elderly patient with coronavirus infection has died in the Saratov region, the total number of deaths rose to 49, said the first Deputy Minister of health of the region Stanislav Shuvalov.

By 15 July in the area died 48 patients with COVID-19.

"Today, unfortunately, 49 patients according to our records, has died from a new coronavirus infection... (the Latest) woman of 68 years old... (it was) pronounced bilateral lesion of the lung tissue, during the week was on the ventilator. Unfortunately, despite all taken measures to save her failed," - Shuvalov said on Thursday at a briefing on the situation with COVID-19 in the region.

According to him, the patient also had comorbidities, she was suffering from coronary heart disease and hypertension.

In total, the region 7969 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, recovered 4535 patients.

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