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One more recovery, no new cases reported on Saturday evening

Update: June, 20/2020 - 18:44


People returning from Angola arrive at a military camp in northern Hoà Bình Province for quarantine on Friday night. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — A 37-year-old Vietnamese man is the latest patient to be given the all-clear from COVID-19.

The man is a sailor who works on the Pacific Vũng Tàu ship – a tugboat service boat – operating in Malaysia.

He was quarantined after entering at Vũng Tàu port in the south of the country at the end of May.

Just under two weeks later he tested positive for coronavirus  and was immediately sent for treatment.

On Saturday, he tested negative at Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu General Hospital in southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province

He will now be quarantined under health regulations before being allowed home.

Since the first ever case of COVID-19 in January, Việt Nam has seen a total of 349 people test positive for the virus. Of those, 327 have made a full recovery.

Meanwhile, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said on Saturday there have been no new coronavirus cases.

The country has now gone 65 days without any community transmissions.

About 10,500 people are currently under quarantine and supervision at hospitals, medical stations and at home. — VNS


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