COVID-19: First reporter infected, total rises to 188

VOV.VN - Nine further cases testing for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), including a reporter were announced by the Ministry of Health on 29 March evening, elevating the total number of infections in Vietnam to 188.

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Among the new patients, four were quarantined immediately upon arrival, three had interactions with others living in the local community, and two are thought to be linked to Bach Mai Hospital.

Case No 180: A 27-year-old female patient who is a Vietnamese student, lives in Hanoi. She jetted off from France to Vietnam and transited in Thailand.

Case No 181: A male Vietnamese patient, 33 who returned to Hanoi from Thailand.

Case No 182: A 19 year-old female patient who is a student. She arrived home from Switzerland and transited in Thailand

Case No 183: A 43-year-old female patient, residing in Cau Giay district of Hanoi, who is a reporter having close contact (interview) with patient No 148 on March 12.

Case No 184: A 43-year-old female patient, located in Phuc Yen district, Vinh Phuc province. She flew from Russia to Vietnam on SU290 flight on March 25.

Case No 185: A 38- year-old male patient living in Hoai Duc district of Hanoi. He had received treatment for eight days at the Neurology Department of Bach Mai Hospital. His test result was positive for SARS-CoV-2 on March 29 after he had a cough five days earlier.

Case No 186: A 52-year-old female patient of French nationality, is the wife of the 76th patient.

Case No 187: A 30-year-old male patient who is a US national living in Quang An, Tay Ho district of Hanoi.

Case No 188: A female patient, 44, located in My Duc district of Hanoi. The patient is a staff member working for Truong Sinh Company which provides hot water to Bach Mai Hospital. She came into close contact with patient No169.

As of 6 pm on March 29, four more patients have been discharged from HCM City-based Cu Chi field hospital after making a full recovery, bringing the total number of cases of complete recovery in Vietnam to 25.

These 4 patients will remain in isolation and under surveillance for a 14-day period at home, according to local health authorities.


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