At present, each patient is actively receiving treatment from medical workers along with the support of doctors from Cho Ray Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City.
Nguyen Van Thanh, Director of Binh Thuan General Hospital, said the health of all nine positive COVID-19 cases remains stable with none of the patients requiring a ventilator and just one case still displaying signs of a cough along with a mild sore throat.
Among the group is a two-year-old baby who is the grandchild of the nation’s 34th COVID-19 patient with the baby’s current health remaining normal with no indications of a cough or a fever.
Each case is now in isolation following regulations set by the Ministry of Health in a bid to avoid the further spread of the COVID-19 to the wider community, while the provincial health sector is thoroughly preparing for a range of scenarios in order to be ready to respond to any complicated developments caused by the epidemic.
Thanh added that the hospital has been following treatment procedures under the guidance from the Ministry of Health along with direct instructions from doctors of Cho Ray Hospital.
Elsewhere, two streets in Phan Thiet city where some of the infected patients live have been put into lockdown with local residents being urged to be proactive in taking preventive measures at home.