Vietnam safe from COVID-19 over 81 straight days

VOV.VN - Vietnam has recorded no new coronavirus infections during the past 24 hours, staying clear of the novel coronavirus epidemic in the community for 81 days in a row, according to the Ministry of Health.

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COVID-19 patients are given treatment at restricted areas in hospital to prevent the virus spreading to other wards. In the photo, medical workers are at the restricted area at Cho Ray hospital in HCM City 
The country’s total number of COVID-19 infections now stands at 355, of which 340 cases have fully recovered, making up 95.8%. No deaths have been reported so far.

The remaining 15 cases are being treated at health facilities across the country, with 7 cases having tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Health professionals recently detected few coronavirus cases returning from epidemic hit countries. However, these cases could not put the community at risk as they were placed in quarantine upon their arrival at the airport.

The British pilot, the most severely ill case in Vietnam, has fully recovered and met all necessary criteria for repatriation to the UK.

The patient wished to return to his hometown in Scotland, and according to the British Embassy, he will be repatriated on a Vietnam Airlines flight due to depart from Hanoi on July 12.

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