Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 cases over past 60 hours hinh anh 1Samples taken for quick testing (Photo: VNA)
 
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 infection cases on April 18 evening, keeping the total number at 268 over the past 60 hours.

As of April 18, up to 201 out of 268 COVID-19 patients, or three quarters, across the country have fully recovered, reported the Treatment Subcommittee under the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Three more people, including a man from the UK and a married couple from Brazil, were given the all-clear on April 18 after treatment at hospitals in Ho Chi Minh City.

One of them is a 34-year-old British man who after initially testing positive had a number of subsequent tests during treatment at the Can Gio COVID-19 Treatment Hospital which all came back negative.

The couple from Brazil, a 45-year-old woman and her 49-year-old husband, had been treated at the Cu Chi COVID-19 Treatment Hospital in HCM City.

All three patients will have to undergo quarantine for the next 14 days and their health will be monitored.

Among 67 patients currently in hospital with the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, 14 have recorded one negative test, and five have twice tested negative, according to the subcommittee.

There are 62,998 people currently in quarantine nationwide. Among these, 279 people are quarantined at hospitals, 11,338 others are kept at concentrated quarantine sites and 51,381 are self-quarantined at home./.
VNA