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Six more COVID-19 patients recover, total at 222

Update: April, 22/2020 - 14:45
A Vietnamese medical worker in protective clothing. Six more patients with COVID-19 have recovered at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total cases being given the all-clear to 222. — Photo thanhnien.vn

HÀ NỘI — Six more patients with COVID-19 have recovered at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases on Wednesday, bringing the country’s total cases being given the all-clear to 222.

All of the recovered patients are Vietnamese nationals, including Patient 184, Patient 215, Patient 216, Patient 227, Patient 246 and Patient 266.

Patient 184, 42, female, living in Diễn Châu District, central Nghệ An Province, was admitted to the hospital on March 28. She had two tests and both came back negative for SARS-CoV-2. The patient currently has no cough, no breathing difficulties and is in a stable condition.

Patient 215, 31 years old, male, living in Đống Đa District, Hà Nội, was admitted to the hospital on April 1. He had two tests and all test results were negative for SARS-CoV-2. At present, the patient has no cough, no breathing difficulties and is in a stable condition.

Patient 216, 48, female, living in Quảng Ninh District, Quảng Bình Province, was admitted to the hospital on March 31. All of her three tests were negative for SARS-CoV-2. At present, the patient has no fever, no cough, and is in a stable condition.

Patient 227, 31, male, living in Long Biên District, Hà Nội, was admitted to the hospital on April 1. He was tested twice and all tests came back negative for SARS-CoV-2. The patient currently has no fever, no cough and is in a stable condition.

Patient 246, 33, male, living in Yên Thành District, Nghệ An Province, was admitted to the hospital on April 6. He had two tests and both tests were negative for SARS-CoV-2. Currently, the patient has no fever, no shortness of breath, no cough and is in a stable condition.

Patient 266, 36, female, living in Thường Tín, Hà Nội, was admitted to the hospital on April 14. She also had two tests and both came back negative for SARS-CoV-2. Currently, the patient has no cough, no chest pain, no shortness of breath, no fever and is in a stable condition.

The six patients will continue to be isolated and monitored for the next 14 days, according to the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases.

As of April 22, Việt Nam recorded a total of 268 cases of COVID-19, of which 160 people returned from abroad (59.7 per cent) and 108 people were infected in the community (40.3 per cent).

The total number of people in close contact and entry from epidemic areas under health monitoring and isolation is 67,022, of which 358 are in concentrated isolation in hospitals, 18,263 isolated at other isolation facilities; and 48,401 isolated at home or place of residence. — VNS

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