Da Nang confirms eight Covid-19 recoveries

By Le Nga   September 3, 2020 | 06:00 am PT
Da Nang confirms eight Covid-19 recoveries
Four Covid-19 patients (front) at the Hoa Vang Field Hospital in Da Nang City are discharged on September 3, 2020. Photo courtesy of the Ministry of Health.
Da Nang City confirmed eight Covid-19 recoveries Thursday, bringing down the national active cases count to 254.

Five of the recovered patients, aged 21-72, were treated at the Hoa Vang District Field Hospital, and the rest, aged 19-65, at the Da Nang Lung Hospital. They have tested negative for the novel coronavirus at least thrice.

Thursday saw no new Covid-19 cases, but an 83-year-old woman in Da Nang died of severe pneumonia and respiratory failure caused by Covid-19 at the Hoa Vang hospital. She also suffered from blood infection, doctors said.

Vietnam has recorded 1,046 Covid-19 cases and 35 deaths so far. All Covid-19 fatalities suffered underlying conditions like kidney failure, cancer and diabetes.

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