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Hanoi (VNA) - The Sub-committee for Treatment under the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has announced another death related to COVID-19, the 51st fatality from the disease in the country to date.

The 63-year-old male patient from the northern province of Hai Duong tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on May 7. He was treated for infection and pneumonia but showed poor response.

He was diagnosised with ankylosing spondylitis and kyphosis for more than ten years, and had a fever lasting for two months before being admitted to the provincial General Hospital of Hai Duong on April 28.

 The patient passed away on June 4 early morning with a diagnosis of septic shock and ARDS pneumonia caused by SARS-CoV-2 on the background of ankylosing spondylitis and kyphosis./.