34 more patients recover from COVID-19

Monday, 2020-09-07 16:45:35
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More COVID-19 patients were declared as recovered at the Quang Nam Central General Hospital, Quang Nam Province on September 7, 2020. (Photo: NDO/Quoc Viet)
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NDO – Vietnam announced an additional 34 patients free from the coronavirus on Monday (Sep 7), including 19 in Quang Nam, 10 in Da Nang and five in Hai Duong.

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Deputy Director of the Quang Nam Provincial Department of Health Mai Van Muoi said that this morning, two major hospitals in the central province announced the recoveries of nine COVID-19 patients, including Patients no. 521, 905, 547, 625, 594, 840, 842, 841 and 964 (labelled under the time sequence when the patients were confirmed as infected with COVID-19), of which, Patient no. 964 is a health worker from the Centre for Disease Control of Quang Nam.

Ten others were discharged from the Quang Nam Central General Hospital on the same day, including Patients no. 464, 461, 593, 715, 837, 838, 596, 775, 857 and 796.

All of them are Quang Nam natives and had multiple negative test results for the coronavirus, along with a stable health condition before their discharge. The patients will be in quarantine for 14 days at home as well as under further health monitoring as prescribed.

In the neighbouring city of Da Nang – the epicentre for the new wave of COVID-19 in Vietnam, ten more patients were also announced as recovered today, including Patients no. 854, 848, 454 and 45, all are local residents, at the Da Nang Lung Hospital, along with Patients no. 661, 869, 887, 895, 961 and 1023 at the Hoa Vang Medical Centre, of which Patients no. 887, 661 and 869 are with co-morbidities and Patient no. 961 is a medical staff.

So far, 65 patients in Quang Nam have recovered, leaving 29 others still receiving treatment in medical facilities across the province, while Da Nang has recorded 286 recoveries since the outbreak marking the start of the second COVID-19 wave in Vietnam late July. There are still 57 COVID-19 patients receiving treatment in Da Nang.

A medical worker checks the chest X-ray film of a patient undergoing treatment at the Hai Duong Provincial Hospital for Tropical Diseases. (Photo: NDO/Quoc Vinh)

Also on Monday, Hai Duong Province’s Hospital for Tropical Diseases discharged five COVID-19 patients following their full recovery, including Patients no. 950, 971, 977, 978 and 1034. Of which, Patients 950, 971, 977 and 978 are all related to the outbreak at a local restaurant in Hai Duong City – the first outbreak in the province during the second wave of COVID-19. Meanwhile, Patient no. 1034 was an imported case who was repatriated from Russia earlier.

To date, Hai Duong hospital has discharged eight COVID-19 patients during the second wave, while nine others are still receiving treatment at the facility. Before this, on the morning of September 1, the hospital also released three COVID-19 patients, including Patients no. 963, 972 and 973.

By the end of September 6, 1,624 close contacts to COVID-19 patients in relation to the first outbreak in Hai Duong have shown negative test results for SARS-CoV-2 after two tests. They have finished their quarantine period and have returned to their place of residence for further home health monitoring.

Meanwhile, all close contacts to infected cases from the remaining two outbreaks in the province have also shown negative test results after their first test. All these are without any cases of fever, cough or other symptoms related to COVID-19.