Eight more COVID-19 patients given all-clear hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: tuoitre.vn)
Hanoi (VNA) – Eight more COVID-19 patients have been given the all-clear, bringing the total number of cured patients to 241, the treatment sub-section under the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said on May 8 afternoon.  

Among the newly recovered patients, one was treated at the Traditional Medicine-Function Rehabilitation Hospital of the south-central province of Binh Thuan, and seven at the second branch of the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.

Those patients will continue to be quarantined and have their health monitored in the next 14 days.

Vietnam had recorded no new infections in community in COVID-19 for 22 consecutive days as of the morning of May 8.

There were 17 new imported cases on May 7, bringing the total number of COVID-19 cases in the country to 288, with zero fatalities.

 All of the new patients reported on May 7 evening are Vietnamese nationals returning from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a Vietnam Airlines flight. They include a new born baby./.