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Shanghai reports one new death, as total fatalities reach 6

Global Times

Source:Global Times Published: 2020/4/1 12:37:03

Shanghai reported one new COVID-19 death, on Tuesday, as total fatalities in the city reached six, announced the Shanghai Health Commission on Wednesday.

The deceased is a 63-year-old woman whose condition turned critical after hospitalization. She was administered ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation) and CRRT (continuous renal replacement therapy), but to no avail, according to the health commission.

As of Tuesday, Shanghai has reported 339 local cases, 327 of whom have been discharged from hospitals upon recovery. Six continues to be hospitalized with five in critical condition.

The city also reported seven new imported cases on Tuesday, as the total imported novel coronavirus cases reached 177, according to Shanghai health commission. Among the 177 patients, 16 have been discharged from hospitals upon recovery, and 163 continue to be hospitalized, with two in serious condition, while one remains critical.

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