Additional 14 COVID-19 patients declared fully recovered

02/06/2020, 10:03

Fourteen COVID-19 patients recovered and were released from two treatment facilities in the southern provinces of Bac Lieu and Dong Thap on June 1 afternoon.

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

The newly recovered patients have brought the country’s total cases being given the all-clear to 293, making up 89.3 percent of total COVID-19 confirmed cases in Vietnam, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control’s Sub-committee for Treatment.

They are all Vietnamese nationals, including a 3-month-old baby called Patient 274. The boy was admitted to the hospital on May 7. During treatment, the patient had five tests and all tests were negative for SARS-CoV-2 from May 25 to 28.

All of them were all imported cases, discovered to have contracted the virus as they returned from the UAE on a specially-arranged repatriation flight that landed in the southern province of Can Tho on May 3.

They were immediately quarantined upon arrival and posed no risks of community transmission.

Currently, the patients have no fever, no cough, no shortness of breath and are in a stable condition. They will continue to be quarantined and monitored for the next 14 days, according to Sub-committee for Treatment.

As of June 1 morning, Vietnam reported no COVID-19 cases, making it the 46th days straight without community transmission.

The total number of COVID-19 confirmed cases in the country remains at 328, with zero fatalities.

Source: VNA

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