According to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, the number of recoveries climbed to 272 in the country, with a further five patients declared to have fully recovered from the deadly virus on May 25.
11 of the positive cases have tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus one or at least twice, while approximately 14,739 people are now under health monitoring or in quarantine at hospitals, at other quarantine facilities, and at home.
Earlier on May 25 evening, the health ministry reported that four patients in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu have given all-clear from the disease after testing negative for the virus multiple times. They will undergo a compulsory 14-day period at the Bac Lieu General Hospital.
Bac Lieu is currently providing treatment for 13 patients. The four new recoveries are part of the 17 patients who had returned from Dubai on flight VN88, which touched downed at Can Tho Airport on May 3.
Of the country’s confirmed coronavirus cases, 186 have returned from epidemic-hit nations and the remaining cases were detected in the community.
Vietnam has confirmed no locally-transmitted infections for 40 straight days in a row with no deaths so far.