In the Saratov region the number of deaths of patients with COVID-19 reached 55

Another patient with a coronavirus has died in the Saratov region, the total number of deaths in the region reached 55, said the first Deputy Minister of health Stanislav Shuvalov.

On July 22, in the region died, 54 patients with coronavirus infection COVID-19.

"Fifty-five patients, unfortunately, died from a new coronavirus infection. (Latest) had a patient 58 years old, was on treatment in one of the "davidnyc" hospitals with a fairly heavy and not a very long course of the disease, there was marked damage to the lung tissue against the background of diabetes mellitus, the woman suffered from arterial hypertension", - Shuvalov said on Monday at a briefing on the situation with COVID-19 in the field.

He noted that within two days, the doctors attempted to stabilize the patient's condition by all possible conservative methods of treatment, however, despite this, respiratory failure progressed, therefore the woman transferred to prolonged artificial lung ventilation. "Unfortunately, after five days on the ventilator, she died," he added.

Only in the Saratov region 9015 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, recovered 5270 patients.