As the novel coronavirus epidemic is taking a global scale, Vietnam’s Ministry of Health on February 4 confirmed the 10th case of infection in the country.
|So far, 10 patients tested positive to coronavirus in Vietnam, with three successfully cured |
The latest case is a 42-year-old female worker in the northern province of Vinh Phuc. She earlier got into contact with a novel coronavirus (nCoV) infected person.
The epidemic has now reached the central province of Khanh Hoa, the northern central province of Thanh Hoa, and the northern province of Vinh Phuc.
The country has so far reported 78 suspicious nCoV cases who are being quarantined.
According to the latest update from the Ministry of Health, as of 11 am February 4, the epidemic was detected in 27 countries with the total number of cases of infection reaching 20,628, including over 20,438 in China. The deadly virus killed 427 people, including 425 in China, and two outside mainland China. The coronavirus was detected in 190 patients outside of China.
Good news is that Vietnam has announced the successful treatment of three infected patients, including two Chinese nationals and one Vietnamese.
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