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In the Saratov region the number of victims of coronavirus has reached 53

Two elderly patients with the coronavirus has died in the Saratov region, the total number of deaths in the region has risen to 53, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the regional Ministry of health of Anastasiya Usova.

On July 18, in the region died of 51 patients with COVID-19.

"Male 70 years Male 72 years old... the Diagnosis of primary (both) - bilateral polysegmental pneumonia, severe... Despite treatment, patients progressed to multiple organ failure, respiratory distress syndrome, acute respiratory failure, to save the patient have failed," - said the Agency interlocutor.

She noted that each of the patients was conducted comprehensive intensive treatment, one of them spent five days on the ventilator, the second is 13 days.

According to her, both patients had several comorbidities, including ischemic heart disease, atherosclerotic heart disease, atherosclerosis of aorta, cerebral arteries, hypertension, and both were obese. In addition, the 70-year-old patient was ill with diabetes of the second type and had chronic pancreatitis, but 72-year - BPH.

Only in the Saratov region 8443 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, recovered 4834 patient.

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