Ariana: After her recovery from Covid-19, death of elderly woman  
23/05/2020 13:42, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)- A patient admitted to the intensive care unit of the Abderrahmen Mami Hospital in Ariana died at dawn on Saturday after her recovery from Covid-19.

Aged 84 from Zahrouni (governorate of Tunis), the woman's health had deteriorated due to kidney problems that led to her death, explained to TAP, Local Health Director Abdellatif Jemai.

The deceased had been ill with Covid-19 for a period of time, the official said, adding that she had been admitted to the intensive care unit at the Ariana hospital.

After her recovery from the Covid-19 and despite the efforts of the hospital's medics and paramedics, the patient died due to kidney problems, Jemai added, pointing out that the burial of the deceased should be carried out according to the health protocol applied to Covid-19 patients.

It should be noted that the intensive care unit of Abderrahmen Mami Hospital is currently treating only one Covid-19 patient, aged 72 from Métaloui (Gafsa governorate). The patient's health state is stable, according to the same source.

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