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Seven persons, including infectologist, succumb to COVID-19


https://www.ipn.md/en/seven-persons-including-infectologist-succumb-to-covid-19-7967_1075485.html

Seven persons lost the battle with COVID-19 on August 11. The victims include an infectologist of the Centru Medical Territorial Association and Municipal Clinical Hospital No. 1. This is Dina Rusescu aged 61. The death toll from COVID-19 now rose to 857, IPN reports.

According to the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection, the woman was admitted to the Oncological Institute in a serious state on August 10. The test for COVID-19 done the same day showed the presence of the virus. The Ministry expresses its condolences to the family and colleagues.

Thirty healthcare workers succumbed to COVID-19 so far.

Of those infected, 426 hospitalized persons are in critical state and 28 of them were put on a ventilator.