Four COVID-19 patients in Ho Chi Minh discharged from hospital

  • Photo: The four COVID-19 patients present flowers to doctors and nurses of the hospital. VNA Photo: Đinh Hằng
    Photo: The four COVID-19 patients present flowers to doctors and nurses of the hospital. VNA Photo: Đinh Hằng
  • Photo: The four COVID-19 patients with their certificates of discharge from the hospital. VNA Photo: Đinh Hằng
    Photo: The four COVID-19 patients with their certificates of discharge from the hospital. VNA Photo: Đinh Hằng
Four COVID-19 patients at Cu Chi Field Hospital in Ho Chi Minh city were discharged on March 29 after testing negative three times in a row. Nguyen Thanh Dung, director of the hospital, said that the newly discharged patients will be quarantined for another 14 days to ensure that they will not spread the virus to the community as per Health Ministry regulations. "Patient 64", 36, lives on Nguyen Thi Tan Street in Ward 2 of Ho Chi Minh City’s District 8. She flew back from Switzerland and transited in Dubai before landing at the Tan Son Nhat airport on Emirates flight EK392 on March 12 along with her boyfriend, who had traveled to Hong Kong. "Patient 66", 21, is a resident of the Park View apartment building at 107 Nguyen Duc Canh in HCMC's District 7. "Patient 79" is a 48-year-old woman who resides in Dong Hai District in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu. She'd been living in the U.K. for the last two years. "Patient 90" is a 21 year-old Vietnamese woman living in Binh Thanh District, HCMC. She was in Barcelona, Spain for a month as an intern. On March 15, she traveled from Barcelona to Dubai on Emirates flight EK188 and then to the Tan Son Nhat airport on Emirates flight EK392, seat 36A. The number of COVID-19 cases in Vietnam has amounted to 188 with nine new patients confirmed as of 6pm on March 29, according to the Ministry of Health. VNA Photo: Đinh Hằng

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