Vietnam confirms 30 new Covid-19 infection cases on Thursday evening
  • | | August 06, 2020 07:57 PM
Vietnam on Thursday evening recorded 30 new Covid-19 cases, raising the total number of patients to 747,  according to the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control. 

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The new patients include 20 residents in Danang City, six in Quang Nam Province, one in Bac Giang Province and three imported cases from Qatar. 

Patient 718 is a 67-year old woman from Danang who died the same day from type 2 diabetes, sepsis, multiple myeloma, and Covid-19.

Patients numbered 719-723 and patient 730 are residents of Quang Nam Province aged between 30 and 51. They are now being treated at the Quang Nam General Hospital. 

Patients numbered 724-729 and 731-743 are residents of Danang, aged between one and 69. They include nine who had close contact with Covid-19 patients, three caregivers, and one health worker. 

Patient 744 is a 7-year old girl from the northern province of Bac Giang. She travelled to Danang with two other family members who were also infected with the virus.

 Patients numbered 745-747 work for a vessel transporting gas from Qatar to Ba Ria-Vung Tau on July 28. They have been quarantined upon arrival and are now being treated at a local healthcare centre.

On August 6, the country reported Covid-19-related deaths, raising the fatalities to 10. The same day, 11 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospital, the committee said.

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