13 Covid-19 patients linked to Da Nang outbreak recover

By Le Nga   September 3, 2020 | 08:37 pm PT
13 Covid-19 patients linked to Da Nang outbreak recover
Seven patients are announced Covid-19 free at the Quang Nam Central General Hospital in Quang Nam Province, September 4, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Dac Thanh.
Two Quang Nam Province hospitals said on Friday morning that 13 people who had been under treatment for Covid-19 have recovered.

Aged 28 to 63 they are all local residents.

They were infected during the outbreak in Da Nang, which borders Quang Nam, and were treated at the Quang Nam Regional General Hospital and Quang Nam Central General Hospital.

After discharge they have to isolate themselves at home for 14 days and be tested twice.

Since July 25, when local transmissions returned to Vietnam after more than three months, Quang Nam has had 97 Covid-19 patients. Of them, 43 have recovered and three died.

The infection has spread to 15 localities.

Vietnam has so far had 1,046 Covid-19 cases, including 35 deaths.

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