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Two more COVID-19 patients recover in the south, total at 171

Update: April, 15/2020 - 16:05
British patient number 235, male, 25, is discharged from the Củ Chi Field Hospital in HCM City on Wednesday morning. — Photo courtesy of the hospital

 HÀ NỘI — Two more COVID-19 patients recovered and were discharged from the Cần Thơ Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Hospital in Cần Thơ City and the Củ Chi Field Hospital of HCM City on Wednesday.

The two recovered patients have brought the country’s total patients being given the all-clear to 171, making up 64 per cent of total COVID-19 confirmed patients in Việt Nam.

Patient 145, male, 34, Vietnamese national, was treated at the Cần Thơ Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases Hospital. During treatment, the patient was tested three times and all tests had negative results for SARS-CoV-2 on April 12, 13 and 14.

Patient 235, male, 25, British national, was treated at the Củ Chi Field Hospital. During treatment, the patient had three tests and all results showed negative for SARS-CoV-2 on April 6, 8 and 9.

The two patients will continue to be isolated and monitored for the next 14 days, according to the Sub-committee for treatment of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

As of this morning, the Ministry of Health confirmed 267 patients with COVID-19 and no fatalities in Việt Nam.

The world reported more than two million COVID-19 patients and over 130,700 deaths in 211 countries and territories. — VNS