According to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, an additional six COVID-19 were declared to have fully recovered from the deadly virus on May 27, including patient 19 who was among the most critical patients in the country.
Meanwhile, the nation's most critically ill COVID-19 British patient the same day displayed indications of consciousness and simple gestures after his dosage of sedatives was reduced.
The 91st patient was the first case in the cluster of infections in HCM City linked with the Buddha Bar & Grill, a major outbreak site in the southern metropolis.
After 65 days of treatment at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases, he tested negative for the virus multiple times and was transferred to the Cho Ray Hospital for continued treatment.
So far more than 8,860 people have been put into isolation in Vietnam in an effort to bring the epidemic under stricter control while ensuring the effective implementation of preventive measures.
Among the remaining 49 patients under treatment, six tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus once and 17 others tested negative twice or more.