Nine COVID-19 patients announced as recovered on Sep 9

Wednesday, 2020-09-09 15:44:16
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COVID-19 patients released from the Quang Nam Central General Hospital in Quang Nam on Wednesday morning, Sep 9, 2020, following their full recovery. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO – Vietnam announced more nine recoveries from COVID-19 on Wednesday (Sep 9), including a critical ill patient who has several co-morbidities.

>>> Vietnam records no COVID-19 cases early Sept 9

In the Quang Nam Central General Hospital in Quang Nam province, four patients were declared as recovered this morning. All are local residents and have been undergoing treatment at the hospital.

Three among them were discharged immediately after the announcement, while the remaining one though has now been free from the coronavirus but is still kept at the hospital for treatment of other co-morbidities.

The three patients discharged this morning will be taken to their residence for home quarantine under the monitor of local medical staff within the next 14 days according to regulations from the Ministry of Health.

Up until now, the central province of Quang Nam has given the all-clear to 75 COVID-19 patients, with 21 remainders are continuing their treatment at local health facilities.

Also on Wednesday morning, at the Dak Lak Provincial Hospital of Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases, Patient no. 602 were discharged followed his full recover from COVID-19.

Patient 602 (C) on his discharge in Dak Lak on Sep 9, 2020. (Photo: VNA)

The 2006-born, residing in Buon Ma Thuot – the capital city of Dak Lak Province, travelled to Da Nang and Hoi An from July 20-24, before being confirmed as infected with the coronavirus and was treated for more than a month in Dak Lak.

Chau Duong, the hospital’s director, announced that after 20 days of treatment, Patient 602 had his negative test result for SARS-CoV-2 for the first time, then re-positive again. Since August 27, he had four consecutive negative test results and is eligible for the discharge. The patient was sent to an isolation camp in Buon Ma Thuot City for quarantine in the next 14 days under his personal demand.

As of Wednesday, Dak Lak recorded three COVID-19 infections, known as Patients 448, 601 and 602, all having epidemiological factors related to Da Nang – the epicentre for the second wave of COVID-19 infections in Vietnam. Among them, Patients 601 and 602 have recovered, while Patient 448 so far has had three consecutive negative test results and has been transferred to the Rehabilitation Treatment Centre at the Dak Lak Hospital for Tuberculosis and Lung Diseases for intensive care.

Four COVID-19 patients declared as recovered at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi, Wednesday afternoon, Sep 9, 2020. (Photo provided by the hospital)

Later this afternoon, the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi announced the latest four recoveries, including two from the capital city, one from Hai Duong Province and the remaining is a Vietnamese citizen repatriated from Equatorial Guinea in late July. All have had multiple negative test results for the coronavirus and were discharged in stable health.

As of 3 pm this afternoon, Vietnam had no new COVID-19 cases to report, leaving the totally remain at 1,054 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infections so far. Of the total, 691 were infected with the virus domestically, including 551 linked with Da Nang city since the latest coronavirus wave began there on July 25.