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No new cases for 24 days

by VNA10 May 2020 Last updated at 17:49 PM

A quarantine room is set up in a Hanoi school (Photo: VNA)
A quarantine room is set up in a Hanoi school (Photo: VNA)

VTV.vn - Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases for 24 consecutive days as of 6pm on May 10, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Among the patients, 148 are imported ones. Up to 11,130 who had close contacts with confirmed patients and entered from epidemic-hit areas are being quarantined, including 180 at hospitals, 6,146 at other establishments and 4,804 at homes.

The same day, doctors from Vietnam-Germany Friendship Hospital, Hue Central Hospital, Cho Ray Hospital, the Ho Chi Minh Hospital for Tropical Diseases and the Vietnam National Coordinating Centre for Human Organ Transplantation discussed the possibility of lung transplantation for patient No.91.

Another serious case No.19, who is being treated at the Dong Anh-based National Hospital of Tropical Diseases, is recovering.

So far, 241 patients have been discharged from hospitals. The other 47 are being treated at six central and provincial-level medical establishments. Most of them are in stable conditions.

According to the committee, six tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once and 14 others negative above twice.

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