Vietnam's first two nCoV infection cases convalescing well

By Huu Khoa   February 4, 2020 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Two Chinese nationals, a father-son duo who are Vietnam's first confirmed nCoV infections, are doing well following treatment at Saigon's Cho Ray Hospital.

Doctors of Saigons Cho Ray Hospital monitor the health of Chinese nationals Li Ding, 66 and his son Li Zichao (pictured), 28, February 3, 2020. They are the first two confirmed cases of nCoV infection in Vietnam on January 22. They are both being quarantined.

Doctors at Cho Ray Hospital check on the health of 66-year-old Li Ding and his 28-year-old son Li Zichao (pictured), 28, February 3, 2020. They are the first two confirmed cases of nCoV infection in Vietnam on January 23. They remain in quarantine, but both have tested negative for the virus as of Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

Li Zichao has tested negative for nCoV on January 27. Hes currently in stable conditions and is being monitored.

Li Zichao first tested negative for nCoV on January 27. He's currently in stable health and is being monitored.

Zichao has health check-ups 6 times a day. Hes being treated with fever medications, exercises and sunbathing, among others.

Zichao has health checks six times a day. He was treated with fever medication, exercises, sunbathing and other activities.

After over 10 days, Zichao has been successfully treated by doctors of Cho Ray Hospital. He would be discharged on Tuesday, but he wanted to stay in the hospital to take care of his father, whos still in treatment. The hospital has arranged a room for Zichao to better take care of his father.

Zichao was to be discharged Tuesday, but he wanted to stay on in the hospital to take care of his father, who's still being treated. The hospital has arranged a room for Zichao to care for his father.

A doctor sanitizes a door handle with an alcohol solution.

A doctor sanitizes a door handle with an alcohol solution.

Masks, gloves and screens are among the protective tools used by doctors before going into quarantined areas.

Masks, gloves and screens are among the protective gear used by doctors before going into quarantined areas.

A doctor wears a protective suit, including a screen, to prevent infection.

A doctor wears a protective suit, including a screen, to prevent infection.

In another quanrantine room, Li Dings health is getting better. He has no fever and can now walk by himself. His previous test for nCoV turned out negative; if hes tested negative for nCoV 2 times in a row, he would be deemed cured.

In another quanrantined room, Li Ding's health is getting better. He has no fever and can walk by himself now. His previous test for nCoV turned out negative; if he's tests negative for nCoV two times in a row, he would be deemed to recover.

Entry into quarantine rooms requires passcodes, which patients dont know.

Entry into quarantine rooms requires passcodes not known to patients.

A doctor walks out of the quarantined area.

A doctor walks out of the quarantined area at the Cho Ray Hospital in Saigon.

 
 
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