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As of 6am this morning, according to the news from the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 prevention and control, the number of COVID-19 infections in Vietnam remained at 288, of which 241 had recovered, equivalent to 84%, reported by Vietnam Biz.
Therefore, 24 days have passed in Vietnam without new cases in the community.
Among these patients, the latest infections are 17 Vietnamese citizens repatriated from UAE last Thursday evening.
Currently, 241 people have recovered, and of the remaining only 47 active cases, 13 have tested negative twice or more. Only 30 have the positive test result for SAR-CoV-2 virus.
These 47 active cases are being treated at 6 health facilities at central and provincial levels. The majority of patients are in stable health.
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Of the 288 cases of Covid-19, a total of 148 cases of entry were isolated immediately.
In addition, the total number of people in close contact or entered from the epidemic area and being in health monitoring continues to decrease to 11,130.
Among which, the number of people are in centralized isolation in hospitals is 180.
The number of people are in concentrated isolation at other establishments is 6,146.
The number of people are isolated at home is 4.804, reported by Dan Tri.
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Regarding the health progress of 2 severely ill patients, the No. 19 patient treated at the Dong Anh Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases became more severe. The patient does not have a fever though.
Currently, the patient is able to eat rice and drink water by himself. This is the COVID-19 patient with the highest number of treatment days in our country. The patient was admitted to the hospital on 7/3, so far this patient has undergone more than 2 months of treatment.
Apart from that, patient No. 91 is a British male pilot who is being treated at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City. The patient's test results showed that the patient was positive again for the disease on 6/5. Currently the patient has no fever.
This is the most severe COVID-19 patient today. The treatment process from the day of admission has been very complicated and erratic. Currently the patient has undergone 52 days of treatment, including 33 days of ECMO intervention.
On May 10, this patient will be referred to an inter-hospital consultation to assess the possibility of a lung transplant, reported by Resources and Environment News.
Vietnam has more than 11,000 people in quarantine, including those that have returned from abroad and those who have come in contact with the returnees. Of these, 180 are quarantined at hospitals, 6,000 stay at centralized camps and the rest at home or other accommodation facilities.
Vietnam brought home 343 citizens from the U.S., the world’s Covid-19 epicenter, on a Vietnam Airlines direct flight Friday.
Besides, Vietnam brought home 276 citizens from Canada, the third largest Covid-19 hotspot in the Americas, after the U.S. and Brazil, on a Vietnam Airlines flight Saturday.
In April and early May, Vietnam has operated 11 special flights to repatriate 1,700 citizens from Canada, Japan, France, Thailand, the U.S. and the UAE.
The pandemic has spread to 212 countries and territories, claiming the lives of more than 280,000 people, reported by VnExpress.
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