According to the Vietnam’s Ministry of Health, among 16 cases of infection across the country, 15 patients have recovered and discharged from the hospitals. The remaining case, a U.S Citizen man in Saigon has recovered and is expected to be released from hospital on Friday.
Vinh Phuc Province, around 40 kilometers from Hanoi, was hit hardest in the coronavirus epidemic in Vietnam, with 11 confirmed infections, most of them have been discharged. Dan Tri Newspaper reports.
Medical experts have confirmed there is no specific medicine or vaccine to treat the coronavirus, though Vietnam has enough capacity, experience and confidence to treat patients.
So far, the country has gradually developed an effective treatment plan for coronavirus patients with 15 out of 16 infected cases successfully treated, the Vietnam’s Ministry of Health has said.
WHO said on Saturday that Vietnam has responded well to the epidemic from the outset and prevented its spread.
As of Thursday the global death toll had climbed to 2,120 and confirmed infections topped 75,000. Nearly 16,000 patients have recovered.