An Ebola suspect Nigerian was discharged from hospital on September 17 but remain being tracked in the community within the next 21 days, according to the Health Department of southern Ba Ria-Vung Tau province.

Nweka Fortune Chukwuyem got rid of fever and showed no other typical symptoms that could be tied to the deadly virus after being watched by medical workers.

He was isolated at Ba Ria hospital after showing a the symptom of fever on September 16.

Earlier, he left Nigeria where is being affected by Ebola virus for Vietnam on September 13.

Ba Ria-Vung Tau province has two isolated units in Ba Ria hospital and Le Loi hospital with capacity of 20 beds.

Local authorities have built action plans to contain the disease in case of its outbreak while keeping a close watch on tourists and Vietnamese guest workers who have returned home from the Ebola-hit areas.

No infection of the virus has been reported in Vietnam so far.-VNA