Sixteen COVID-19 patients recover, total reaches 144

Sixteen more COVID-19 patients, including 12 Vietnamese and four foreigners, have recovered and were discharged from six hospitals across the country on April 10, bringing the total number of recoveries to 144.

Nine patients, including three foreigners, were treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

At Bac Ninh General Hospital, Patient 74 (male, 23, Vietnamese) has also recovered after being admitted on March 18.

At the Ho Chi Minh City Children's Hospital, Patient 204 (male, 10, Vietnamese) was hospitalised on March 18. During treatment, the patient tested negative three times for SARS-CoV-2.

Patient 135 has also recovered at Da Nang Hospital.

At Binh Thuan General Hospital, Patient 36 (female, 64, Vietnamese) and Patient 44 (male, 11, Vietnamese) were both admitted to the hospital on March 11. During treatment, they tested negative three times for SARS-CoV-2.

At Cu Chi COVID-19 treatment hospital in HCM City, Patient 157 (female, 31, British) and Patient 171 (female, 19, Vietnamese) have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 three times.

All 16 patients will continue to be quarantined and monitored for the next 14 days.

As of April 10 afternoon, Vietnam had confirmed 257 COVID-19 patients and no fatalities./.