22 COVID-19 patients discharged, 168 recoveries in total

VOV.VN - A total of 22 patients who had been infected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were discharged from hospital on April 14, increasing the country’s total number of recovered cases to 168, according to health authorities.

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Among the discharged patients, 17 cases, including two foreign nationals, are from the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases, whilst the additional five were treated at the Cu Chi field hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.

The patients were discharged after testing negative for the virus three times in recent days whilst none of the group are currently displaying signs of the COVID-19 such as a fever, a cough, or shortness of breath.

Each of the discharged patients remain in stable health condition and are set to be put into quarantine where they will be under strict surveillance for the subsequent 14 days to ensure the safety of the wider community.

Elsewhere, a person in the central province of Ha Tinh has been found to have tested positive for the COVID-19, taking the total number of infections in the locality to three, according to the latest information released by the Ha Tinh Centre for Disease Control.

The case involves a 26-year-old Vietnamese male migrant worker who was in the process of returning from Thailand. Upon arriving in the country on March 23, he was put into isolation with his test samples coming back positive for the virus on April 12.

At present, he is being treated at the Cau Treo General Hospital in Ha Tinh province where he remains in stable health condition.

As of 5 pm on April 14, Vietnam has recorded 265 COVID-19 cases nationwide with 168 recoveries and no fatalities. 


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