COVID-19 recovery rate improves to 95.48%
18:35 | 09/06/2020
VGP – The recovery rate of COVID-19 patients in Viet Nam improved to 95.48 as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
 

So far 317 have been freed of the virus, making up 95.48% of the country's patient tally, and the current active cases are reportedly in stable health conditions, the committee said.

The current patients include three tested negative for the virus once and three others tested negative for at least twice.

As many as 8,182 people are under quarantine due to having been in close contact with COVID-19 patients or returned from foreign countries and territories.

Regarding patient 91, who is a British national, Luong Ngoc Khue, Associate Professor, deputy head of the Sub-committee for COVID-19 prevention and treatment said he is experiencing “miraculous recovery”.

The patient has been put off a life support machine called Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for six  consecutive days and could sit up, swing his legs and write, Khue added.

The patient’s recovery indicates the extraordinary efforts of our health workers at the Cho Ray Hospital, with strong support from top doctors from medical facilities nationwide, said Khue.

The British man has undergone 91 days of treatment since he was admitted to the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases on Mary 18./.

By Nguyen Minh

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