|Medical workers conduct COVID-19 tests. — Photo baohatinh.vn
HÀ TĨNH — Another Vietnamese patient with COVID-19 has recovered and was released from the Cầu Treo International Border Gate’s General Hospital in central Hà Tĩnh Province on Thursday afternoon.
The recovered man has brought the country’s total patients being given the all-clear to 233, making up 85.6 per cent of total COVID-19 confirmed cases in Việt Nam.
The 26-year-old man, Patient 265, returned to Việt Nam from Thailand through Cha Lo border gate in Quảng Bình Province. On April 12, the patient tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 when he was in isolation at a facility in Thạch Hà District, Hà Tĩnh Province. Then he was sent to the Cầu Treo International Border Gate’s General Hospital for isolation and treatment on April 13.
During treatment, the patient’s two latest tests were negative for SARS-CoV-2 on May 5 and 6. Currently, the patient has no fever, no cough, no breathing difficulties and is in a stable condition.
He is also the last patient out of a total of four patients so far treated at the hospital. 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 Thursday afternoon, Việt Nam still reported no new COVID-19 infection case in the community over the past 21 days. The number of patients with the novel coronavirus stands at 271 and no fatalities have been reported. — VNS