All Bach Mai Hospital’s staffs tested negative for COVID-19
18:02 | 29/03/2020
VGP – All medical staffs of the Bach Mai Hospital have been tested negative for COVID-19, said Deputy Director Duong Duc Hung on Sunday afternoon.

Number of COVID-19 infection cases by locality
Hung said that all test outcomes for more than 7,000 related persons will be released later the same day.

the Ministry of Health reported that two female nurses working at Ha Noi’s Bach Mai Hospital infected with the virus.

On Wednesday, the hospital announced plan to test all medical staffs and patients and those who visited the hospitals after the Ministry of Health confirmed the hospital’s two nurses contracted the virus.

One of them of them is a 34-year old woman working at the quarantine area of hospital’s Center for Tropical Diseases while the other aged 34 works at the quarantine area of hospital’s Center for Tropical Diseases.

On March 24, the ministry confirmed a 66-year old woman from Tan Phong District of the northern province of Lai Chau contracted the virus after being treated at the hospital.

The hospital immediately took measures to reduce the number of incoming patients, discharged patients who have recovered and disinfected all relevant areas.

As of 8 pm on Sunday, Viet Nam confirmed 188 COVID-19 infection cases, of whom 25 have recovered and exited hospitals./.

By Quang Minh

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