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One more COVID-19 patient recovers

A 28-year-old COVID-19 patient in the southern province of Dong Nai was discharged from hospital on April 24 after more than two weeks of treatment, lifting the total of cured cases in Vietnam to 225.

According to the Centre for Disease Control of Dong Nai, as of April 23, the locality had 425 quarantined cases, including 12 health workers.

Since the first case was detected three months ago, Vietnam has seen a total of 268 people being confirmed to have contracted the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19.

Of the patients, 160 (59.7 percent) returned from abroad and the remaining 108 were infection cases in the community.
As of April 23 morning, 68,081 people have been quarantined across the country, including 369 at hospitals, 18,600 at concentrated quarantine sites and 49,112 at home.

Vietnam had no new cases of COVID-19 to report on April 24 morning, making it eight days in a row since April 16 without new infections, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control./.