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Sixteen COVID-19 patients recover across country, total at 144

Update: April, 10/2020 - 13:33
British and a Vietnamese patients are discharged from the Củ Chi field hospital in HCM City on Friday morning. — Photo courtesy of the hospital

HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health has announced a further 16 COVID-19 patients, including 12 Vietnamese and four foreigners, have recovered and been discharged from six treatment facilities across the country on Friday, lifting the country’s total recoveries to 144.

Nine patients, including three foreigners and six Vietnamese, were treated at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases. They are: Patient 26 (female, 50, British); Patient 86 (female, 54, Vietnamese); Patient 94 (female, 64, Vietnamese); Patient 148 (male, 58, French); Patient 194 (female, 42, Vietnamese); Patient 202 (female, 57, Vietnamese); Patient 205 (male, 37, Vietnamese); Patient 237 (male, 64, Swedish); Patient 249 (male, 55, Vietnamese).

At Bắc Ninh General Hospital, Patient 74 (male, 23, Vietnamese) has also recovered after being admitted on March 18.

During the course of treatment, the patient tested negative three times for SARS-CoV-2 on April 01, 5 and 8.

At the HCM City Children's Hospital, Patient 204 (male, 10, Vietnamese) was hospitalised on March 18. During treatment, the patient tested negative three times for SARS-CoV-2.

Patient 135 has also recovered at Đà Nẵng Hospital. The female patient, 27, Vietnamese, was admitted on March 25. She also tested negative three times for SARS-CoV-2.

At Bình Thuận General Hospital, Patient 36 (female, 64, Vietnamese) and Patient 44 (male, 11, Vietnamese) were both admitted to the hospital on March 11. During treatment, they tested negative three times for SARS-CoV-2.

At the Củ Chi field hospital in HCM City, Patient 157 (female, 31, British) was admitted to hospital on March 26, and Patient 171 (female, 19, Vietnamese) was admitted on March 28. Both have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 three times.

All 16 patients will continue to be isolated and monitored for the next 14 days.

As of this morning, the Ministry of Health had confirmed 255 COVID-19 patients and no fatalities in Việt Nam. — VNS


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