Two British, one Swedish among 10 new COVID-19 cases, patients tally reaches 237
18:48 | 03/04/2020
VGP – Total COVID-19 patients rose to 237 after the Ministry of Health confirmed 10 more infection cases as of 6:40 pm on Friday.

In the morning:

The latest cases include an employee of Truong Sinh Company which provides catering services to Ha Noi’s Bach Mai Hospital which has emerged as the biggest cluster in Viet Nam with 43 cases reported so far.

The rest returned home from foreign countries.

Patient 228 is a 29-year old man from the northern province of Bac Giang.

He is being treated at a clinic in Ninh Binh Province.

Patient 229 is a 30-year old woman from the central province of Ha Tinh.

She is being treated at a clinic in Ninh Binh Province.

Patient 230 is a 28-year old woman from the central province of Ha Tinh.

She is being treated at a clinic in Ninh Binh Province.

Patient 231 is a 57-year old woman from Na Ri District of the northern province of Bac Kan.

She is being treated at the General Hospital of Ha Nam Province.

Patient 232 is a 67-year old man from the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

He returned to Viet Nam on March 27 on flight SU290 and was taken to a quarantine camp in Vinh Phuc Province upon his arrival.

He is being treated at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District.

Patient 233 is a 24-year old woman from Dien Chau District of the central province of Nghe An.

Upon landing in Viet Nam, she was taken to a quarantine camp in Vinh Phuc Province and is being treated at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District.

In the afternoon:

Patient 234 is a 69-year old Vietnamese woman residing in Buon Don District of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak.

She was a passenger on flight VN2106 from France to Viet Nam on March 17 and was immediately taken to a quarantine camp in District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City.

She is being treated at a hospital in Can Gio District.

Patient 235 is a 25-year old British man who visted Ho Chi Minh City's Buddha Bar, which has emerged as the second biggest cluster in Viet Nam, on March 14.

He is being treated at Cu Chi field hospital.

Patient 236 is a 26-year old British woman living in District 2 of Ho Chi Minh City. She also visited the Buddha Bar on March 14.

Patient 237 is a 64-year old Swedish man with blood cancer who landed in Viet Nam in December last year and had travelled to Ninh Binh, Ho Chi Minh City and returned to Ha Noi on March 22.

On March 26, he got accident and was taken to Ha Noi French Hospital. He got nose bleed and was taken to hospital for medical checkup on March 31.

He was confirmed having the virus on April 1 and currently being treated at the Central Hospital of Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi's Dong Anh District.

Of the total COVID-19 infection cases, 85 have been cleared of the virus and discharged from hospitals while the rest have been treated at 22 medical facilities across the nation.

All of the current patients have been in stable conditions, according to the Ministry of Health.

By Quang Minh

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