37-year-old woman succumbs to COVID-19

A woman aged 37 from Căușeni district, who suffered from hepatic cirrhosis and hepatorenal syndrome, lost the battle with COVID-19. Fifteen more persons succumbed to COVID-19 on January 5, IPN reports, with reference to the Ministry of Health.

The victims include a healthcare worker. Ion Duminică was 59 and worked as a trauma doctor at the Hâncești District Hospital. So far, 66 employees of the health system died after developing complications from COVID-19.

As many as 2,639 patients confirmed with COVID-19 are now in hospitals and 244 of them are in a very serious state. Fifty-one patients were put on a ventilator.

Moldova until now has got 147,000 infections with the novel coronavirus.

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