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One more COVID-19 patient confirmed in Vietnam, total hits 267

One more COVID-19 patient was reported in Vietnam on April 15 morning, raising the total number of infection cases in the country to 267.

The patient is a 46-year-old man residing in Ha Loi commune, Me Linh district, Hanoi.

He is father of the 257th patient and husband of the 258th patient. He had close contact with the 243rd patient on March 20.

He was taken to a quarantine centre on April 8 and started to develop a fever, sore throat and tiredness five days later.

He tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on April 14.

The man is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases No.2 in Hanoi’s Dong Anh district.

So far, 169 people who contracted the disease have been treated and made  full recovery.