A hospital in the central city of Danang has been isolated after a local man has been tested positive for coronavirus for three times.
According to Doctor Nguyen Tien Hong, deputy director of Danang’s Department of Health, people are being temporarily banned from going out of and coming into Da Nang C Hospital.
On July 20, a 58-year-old man went to the hospital for a medical check-up after symptoms including coughing, fever and being tired.
Danang C Hospital
Two viral testings conducted on Thursday by the Danang Disease Control Centre and one other by Nha Trang Pasteur Institute showed that he was positive for the virus.
Over the past month, the patient did not go out of Danang City and he mostly stayed at his house to take care of his grandchildren. He mainly had contact with his relatives and neighbours.
The municipal Health Department has carried out Covid-19 tests on 102 people who had recent contact with him and all of them proved negative.
The patient has been sent to Danang General Hospital for treatment.
Danang has not yet seen any new Covid-19 cases for over 100 days prior to this case.
As of Friday morning, Vietnam had 412 cases of Covid-19 infection, with 365 patients recovering so far.
All patients detected since April 16 were Vietnamese returning from abroad or foreigners who were quarantined upon arrival.
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