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One more patient with COVID-19 recovers, total hits 216

Update: April, 21/2020 - 13:48

One more patient with COVID-19 has recovered and was discharged from the Củ Chi Field Hospital in HCM City on Tuesday. — Photo vnexpress.net

HÀ NỘI — A 20 year-old Vietnamese man is the country's latest COVID-19 patient to recover at the Củ Chi Field Hospital in HCM City on Tuesday, bringing the country’s total recoveries to 216.

Patient 248 returned home from the US on March 23 and then was admitted to the hospital on April 7. During treatment, he was tested three times and all tests came back negative for SARS-CoV-2 on April 13, 15 and 19. The patient currently has no fever, cough, or breathing difficulties and is in a stable condition.

The patient will continue to be isolated and monitored for the next 14 days, according to the Sub-Committee for Treatment of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

As of noon on Tuesday, the Ministry of Health reported no new cases of COVID-19 over the past five days in Việt Nam. The country’s confirmed number of COVID-19 patients still stands at 268, of which 81 per cent have recovered and no fatalities have been reported.

More than 2.4 million COVID-19 cases have been recorded globally in 212 countries and territories (including two cruise ships), and 165,739 deaths. — VNS

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