One more COVID-19 patient recovered, total up to 330

Friday, 2020-06-26 17:19:40
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The male patient announced as recovered this afternoon. (Photo courtesy to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases)
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NDO – A 27 year-old man from Khanh Hoa Province is the latest successful COVID-19 recovery in Vietnam, following his discharge from the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi on the afternoon of June 26.

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Known as Patient 292, the Vietnamese national was admitted to the hospital on May 17 after being confirmed as having contracted the coronavirus.

During his treatment there, the patient had multiple negative test results for the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 and was thus eligible for the all-clear.

After being released, he will continue to be isolated and monitored for the next 14 days as prescribed in COVID-19 prevention and control regulations.

The latest recovery brings the total COVID-19 patients free from the deadly virus in Vietnam to 330, accounting for 93.7% of the total of 352 confirmed cases so far.

Vietnam has entered its 71st day in a row without any new COVID-19 infections in the community as of noon today.

Among the total 352 cases in the country, 212 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

At present, 6,889 people having close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined at hospitals, concentrated quarantine establishments, and at home.

The remaining patients are being treated at medical facilities and are in stable condition, with one testing negative for the coronavirus once and three at least twice, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.