HCMC – The Ministry of Health reported one new coronavirus patient linked to the Ha Loi Hamlet cluster, raising the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 267 as of this morning, April 15.
The 46-year-old man, who lives in Ha Loi Hamlet in Hanoi City’s Me Linh District, is the father of the 257th patient and the husband of the 258th. He came into close contact with the 243rd carrier at his home on March 20.
On April 8, the 267th patient was sent to a concentrated quarantine center in Hanoi City. He developed symptoms of fever, fatigue and sore throat on April 13. His positive test results came out on April 14.
The patient is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Dong Anh District.
Ha Loi Hamlet has become the country’s newest hotspot for Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, with 13 cases, the local media reported.
As of this morning, of 267 Covid-19 cases in the country, 169 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospital, according to the Health Ministry. Among the active cases, 13 patients have tested negative for the virus once while eight others’ test results came back negative twice.