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Two more patients with COVID-19 recover in Bạc Liêu Province, bring total to 203

Update: April, 19/2020 - 15:28
Two more patients with COVID-19 have recovered after treatment at the Bạc Liêu Provincial General Hospital of the Bạc Liêu southern province. — Photo thanhnien.vn

HÀ NỘI — Two more patients have been declared COVID-19-free following treatment at hospital.

The total number of people who have made a full recovery from the virus now stands at 203, more than three-quarters of everyone who has tested positive nationwide.

The latest two patients, both Vietnamese, tested positive after arriving in the country from the UK.

They were successfully treated at the Bạc Liêu Provincial General Hospital in Bạc Liêu southern Province.

Patient 156, a 21-year-old man, was admitted to the hospital on March 27. During treatment, he was tested three times between April 12 to 16 and all results came back negative for SARS-CoV-2.

Patient 241 is a 20-year-old man. He was admitted to the hospital on April 1 and also tested negative on April 9, 12 and 16.

At present, they are showing no signs of fever or coughing. The two men will continue to be isolated and monitored for the next 14 days, according to the Treatment Sub-Committee of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

As of Sunday morning, the Ministry of Health reported no new COVID-19 cases over the past three days. The country’s total amount of patients with the novel coronavirus still stands at 268 and no fatalities have been reported.

The world has nearly 2,331,000 patients with COVID-19, including more than 160,700 deaths in 211 countries and territories, according to Việt Nam’s Public Health Emergency Operations Centre. — VNS

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