Two nurses confirmed having COVID-19, total rises to 87
18:15 | 20/03/2020
VGP – Two female nurses working at Ha Noi’s Bach Mai Hospital became the latest COVID-19 infection cases in Viet Nam, brining the total to 87.

One of them is a 34-year old nurse working at the quarantine area of hospital’s Center for Tropical Diseases.

On March 18, she developed symptoms live fatigue, fever, and coughing and was taken to the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District and was confirmed contracting the virus the next day.

The other is a 54-year old woman who was on holiday with her family in Con Dao island between March 6-8.

On March 9, she came back to work and was asymptomatic. She began to get a tight chess on March 11 and was admitted to Bach Mai’s Heart Institute to get treatment for hypertension and tight chess for the next four days.

On March 19, she was discharged from the Hearth Institute. However, she had been in close contact with the above patient and tested positive for virus and transferred to the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District./.

By Ngoc Van

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