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Two more imported cases, one recovery on Friday evening

Update: September, 18/2020 - 19:25

 

A 44-year-old woman, known as Patient 1,015 is given all-clear on Friday afternoon, meaning all COVID-19 patients at Đà Nẵng Lung Hospital have recovered from the disease. VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — The National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control on Friday evening confirmed two more imported COVID-19 cases in Việt Nam, bringing the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 1,068.

The two male patients, both 36 years old and from the southernmost province of Cà Mau, returned to Việt Nam from Pakistan on flight QH461 on September 13-15, transiting in Qatar and South Korea.

They arrived at Cam Ranh airport in the central province of Khánh Hoà. They were quarantined upon arrival.

Earlier, on September 11, they reportedly had contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case in Pakistan.

They were tested for SARS-CoV-2 on September 16 and their results released on Thursday came back positive.

They are now being treated at Cam Lâm District Health Centre in Khánh Hoà Province.

Meanwhile, the last COVID-19 patient treated at Đà Nẵng Lung Hospital was given the all-clear on Friday afternoon.

In Đà Nẵng City, there are only four COVID-19 patients under treatment, all at Hoà Vang Field Hospital.

Việt Nam has so recorded 941 recoveries and 35 fatalities related to the coronavirus.

Of the active cases, 14 patients have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, three patients tested negative twice and 22 patients tested negative three times.

As many as 31,319 people are under quarantine including 423 quarantined at hospitals, 15,860 at other quarantine areas and 15,036 self-quarantined at home. — VNS

 

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