One more patient cleared of COVID-19, total hits 223
16:29 | 22/04/2020

VGP – A six-year old boy has become the latest patient cleared of COVID-19 and discharged from hospital on April 22, the Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said Wednesday afternoon.

The six-year old boy exits Tay Ninh General Hospital on April 22, 2020

     >>> Six more patients cleared of COVID-19, total recovered patients increase to 222

He will isolate and be medically monitored at his place of residence for the next 14 days.

The boy had been living with his family in Cambodia. Two among five members of his family had contracted the virus in the neighboring country before he returned to Viet Nam with other two family members on March 8.

Upon arriving in the Moc Bai border gate in Tay Ninh Province, they were immediately taken to the local General Hospital for quarantine.

Earlier in the morning, six COVID-19 patients were released from the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi's Dong Anh District after full recovery.

As of 6:05 pm on April 22, Viet Nam confirmed 268 COVID-19 infection cases, of whom 223 have been cleared of the virus./.

By Thuy Dung


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