VN confirms 11 new Covid-19 cases, patient tally increases to 962
18:15 | 16/08/2020
VGP – The National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control confirmed 11 new Covid-19 cases this afternoon, bringing the country’s patient tally to 962.

The latest patients include eight in Da Nang, one in Ha Noi and two imported cases.

Patient 952 is a 57-year old man in Da Nang’s Cam Le District.

Patient 953 is a 56-year old woman in Da Nang’s Cam Le District.

Patient 954 is a two-year old baby in Da Nang’s Cam Le District.

Patients numbered 9952-954 are family members coming in contact with Covid-19 patient 897.

Patient 955 is a 31-year old woman in Da Nang’s Cam Le District. She came in contact with Covid-19 patient 897.

Patient 956 is a 40-year old woman in Da Nang’s Son Tra District.

She came in contact with Covid-19 patient 680.

Patient 957 is a 67-year old woman in Da Nang’s Lien Chieu District.

She had received treatment at the Da Nang Hospital before being confirmed positive for the virus.

Patient 958 is a 46-year old woman in Da Nang’s Lien Chieu District.

She took care of her family member at the Da Nang Hospital.

Patient 959 is a 24-year old woman from Hoang Hoa District, Thanh Hoa Province.

Patient 960 is a 66-year old woman from Bac Tu Liem District, Ha Noi.

Patients numbered 959 and 960 flew from Japan to Cam Ranh Airport on August 5 on flight VJ7387 and were quarantined immediately upon arrival.

Patient 961 is a 32-year old woman who is a  health worker at the Hoa Vang District field hospital.

Patient 962 is a 30-year old man from Ha Noi’s Thanh Xuan District. He had travel record to Da Nang from July 20-22.

On August 3, she developed fever and went for medical checks at Thanh Nhan Hospital where he was tested negative for Covid-19.

She was confirmed positive for the virus on August 15.

Of the country’s patient tally, 626 patients are community transmitted cases and the rest are imported cases.

As many as 456 patients have recovered and 24 others have died of the virus and other severe diseases./.

By Thuy Dung

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