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Ministry confirms 32nd COVID-19 patient

VGP - The Ministry of Health confirmed Tuesday that a 24-year old woman became the 32nd COVID-19 patient in Viet Nam.

March 10, 2020 12:26 PM GMT+7

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The woman is a Vietnamese citizen living in London and she met with Nguyen Hong Nhung who is Ha Noi's first COVID-19 patient.

She met Nhung in London on February 2 and on March 2, she began coughing and went for medical checks.

On March 7, she started coughing a lot and learned that Nhung was tested positive for the virus in Viet Nam the same day.

She went to hospital in London for medical check againt but the hospital asked her to isolate herself at home.

On March, the woman was taken on a private plane to Ho Chi Minh City where she was confirmed having the virus.

The patient has been quarantined and treated at the field hospital in Cu Chi district.

Of the total infection cases confirmed so far in Viet Nam, 16 had been cleared of the virus and exited hospitals. All the rest patients have been reported over the last four days./.

By Ngoc Van