Four COVID-19 patients, with the first one in Dak Lak receive discharge

VOV.VN - Four patients who had been suffering from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were announced to have made a recovery from the SARS-CoV-2 virus on August 26, including the first case to hit the Central Highland province of Dak Lak.

This comes after the Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease based in Dak Lak province confirmed that the locality’s first COVID-19 patient had successfully made a full recovery.

Following treatment lasting for a period of 24 days, the patient tested negative for COVID-19 six consecutive times.

Furthermore, the remaining three patients were also given the all-clear and were subsequently released from the Da Nang Hospital for Lung Diseases after going on to test negative for SARS-CoV-2 three times.

Two of the individuals are from Da Nang, a pandemic hotspot, whilst the other is residing in the central province of Quang Nam.

All of the recently discharged patients will now undergo quarantine for a further 14 days, in line with the Health Ministry’s regulations.

At present, the country has so far recorded 1,029 COVID-19 cases, including 28 fatalities with underlying health conditions. In addition, the nation has also treated 596 COVID-19 patients.