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One more COVID-19 case recovers in Ninh Bình Province, total at 221

Update: May, 04/2020 - 17:49
A 27 year-old Vietnamese man, Patient 170, is the latest patient to recover from COVID-19 in Ninh Bình Province on Monday, lifting the country’s total patients being given the all-clear to 221. — Photo courtesy of the hospital

NINH BÌNH — One more COVID-19 patient recovered and discharged from the Kim Sơn District’s General Hospital in northern Ninh Bình Province on Monday afternoon.

The 27-year-old Vietnamese man, patient 170, lives in northern Ninh Bình Province’s Kim Sơn District. He is one among 43 patients related to the COVID-19 hotpot at the Trường Sinh Service Company in the Bạch Mai General Hospital in Hà Nội.  

On March 20, he took his father to the Bạch Mai Hospital for emergency treatment. He got the deadly virus when he went to the hospital’s canteen run by the Trường Sinh Service Company several times to buy food and eat there during March 20-22. He was sent to Kim Sơn District’s General Hospital for treatment on March 28 where he was tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.

During treatment, the patient’s three latest tests came back negative for SARS-CoV-2 on April 25, 27 and May 2. Currently, he has no fever, no cough and no 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 and National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The patient is the last COVID-19 case among 10 patients treated in Ninh Bình Province so far.

He is the second patient to recover in Ninh Bình Province on Monday, lifting the country’s total patients being given the all-clear to 221. Another Vietnamese patient with COVID-19, Patient 166, a 25-year-old girl also recovered from COVID-19 and was released from the General Hospital of Ninh Bình Province on Monday morning.

As of 5:45 pm Monday, Việt Nam reported no new COVID-19 cases in the community over the past 18 days. The country's number of COVID-19 confirmed patients stands at 271 and no deaths have been reported so far. — VNS

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