In the Saratov region the number of victims of coronavirus has reached 57

Another elderly patient with coronavirus infection has died in the Saratov region, the total number of deaths in the region has risen to 57, told RIA Novosti press-Secretary of the regional Ministry of health of Anastasiya Usova.

By 28 July in the region died 56 patients with COVID-19.

"The man is 68 years old. (He had) bilateral polysegmental pneumonia, severe course. Had a number of severe cardiovascular diseases, chronic pancreatitis. The patient was admitted in a serious condition, was transferred on artificial lung ventilation, (but) despite appropriate treatment died", - said the Agency interlocutor.

Only in the Saratov region 9209 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with coronavirus, recovered 5469 patients.

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