Malang, East Java (ANTARA) - Malang city's Saiful Anwar Regional General Hospital has confirmed the death of one more patient hospitalized in the aftermath of the Kanjuruhan Stadium stampede, bringing the total death toll in the tragedy to 132.

A consultant anaesthesiologist at the hospital's intensive care unit (ICU), Dr. Arie Zainul Fatoni, informed that the victim died at 2:25 p.m. local time (UTC +7) after receiving medical care for her injuries.

"We express our condolences on the passing of Helen Prisela at 2:25 p.m. due to deteriorating oxygenation in her lungs causing chronic respiratory failure," Fatoni said here on Tuesday.

The victim was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition, which further deteriorated due to internal hemorrhage, he informed. The respiratory failure was a complication of the trauma outside her lungs, he added.

"The victim was admitted to the hospital in critical condition, and her condition deteriorated. The victim suffered multiple traumas and internal hemorrhage," Fatoni said.

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According to information provided, Prisela, aged 20, was a resident of Amandanom village, Dampit sub-district, Malang district, East Java, and had been hospitalized for ten days following the tragedy.

Fatoni informed that five victims of the Kanjuruhan incident remained in the hospital’s ICU, while another four victims were receiving medical care at the hospital's high care unit (HCU).

"There are five victims in the ICU and four in the HCU. Two victims will undergo surgery, yet we will ensure their condition is stable before proceeding," he said.

On October 5, President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) met with Kanjuruhan victims receiving medical care at Saiful Anwar Regional General Hospital.

The President's visit was meant to ensure that the victims received the best medical services. He also conversed with several victims regarding the night of the incident during the visit.

"I just visited the victims of the Kanjuruhan Stadium tragedy in Malang. I want to make sure that those (victims) treated at the hospital get the best service," he said.

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