Woman who was in intensive care with pneumonia has died

A woman in Beijing has died after being in intensive-care for more than a week with pneumonia.

A woman in Chengdu has also died after going into intensive care.

The health ministry says the woman in the city of Chengdu died on Monday after undergoing treatment at the Pingtung hospital.

The hospital’s director, Zhao Jiaquan, told the Xinhua news agency that the woman had undergone several tests on Monday and that she was receiving all available medical treatment.

The ministry says she was in critical condition when she went into the hospital.