The female patient is from Van Ninh district and is currently employed as a hotel receptionist in Loc Tho ward of Nha Trang city. It is here she came into close contact with two Chinese nationals who passed on the nCoV to her.
Following this encounter, the female receptionist started displaying symptoms such as a fever and a cough on January 27, before heading to the Hospital of Tropical Diseases for treatment where her results came back positive for the nCoV virus after being tested.
Following a period of undergoing intensive treatment at the hospital, the female patient's health conditions has returned to normal.
As a result of her recovery, the patient is now eligible to be discharged from hospital due to suffering from no fever over the past three days and having further test come back negative for the nCoV.
Doctor Nguyen Dong, Director of Khanh Hoa Hospital of Tropical Diseases, along with representatives of Khanh Hoa Provincial People's Committee, presented flowers to the patient and congratulated the hospital on successfully treating nCoV first case in Vietnam.