Prey Veng COVID Patient Died Of Heart Attack- MoH

Prey Veng: The Ministry of Health on the afternoon of March 14, 2021 issued a press release stating that the death of a 69-year-old Cambodian man being treated for COVID-19 in Prey Veng province was due to coronary heart disease (Infarctus du Myocard). 

According to the Ministry of Health, the 69-year-old Cambodian man from Chey Udom village, Prek Khsay commune, Peam Ro district, Prey Veng province, died on March 14.

According to the Prey Veng Provincial Health Department 2021 at 9:40 am, the death was recorded in Prey Veng Provincial Hospital due to Infarctus du myocard (aka Myocardial Infarction aka a heart attack). The 69-year-old man was admitted to Prey Veng Provincial Referral Hospital on March 13, 2021 at 5:30 pm, after testing positive for COVID-19 from samples tested by Institut Pasteur du Cambodge in Cambodia on March 12, 2021. The sample was taken on March 11, 2021.

Upon arrival at the provincial hospital, the doctors took care of his health and the patient was not coughing, not tired and not feverish (showing no sig s of COVID) but the doctors noticed his blood pressure was high.

 At around 23:00 on March 13, 2021, the doctors went to check his health again and found that he was normal. At around 6:00 AM on March 14, 2021, the man came out to exercise for a long time and went back to his room to rest until he fell asleep. Another patient being treated for COVID,who was resting nearby, woke him up for breakfast and found the 69-year-old dead.

Ministry of Health stated that: The conclusion of the medical team found the man had died due to heart disease (Infarctus du myocard) and not COVID-19 .

The Ministry of Health expressed its deepest condolences with the family of the victim.

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