Serious patients discharged from Ho Chi Minh City's COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital on July 26 (Photo: VGP)

The results were brought about by sufficient human resources and materials provided for the stable operation of the field hospitals.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nguyen Truong Son, Deputy Minister of Health, said that during a short period of time receiving and treating critical COVID-19 patients, the City COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital had cured and discharged 17 patients.

According to Dr. Nguyen Tri Thuc, Director of Cho Ray Hospital and Director of Ho Chi Minh City's COVID-19 Resuscitation Hospital, the hospital has received about 400 patients, including 83 patients suffering serious and dangerous illness. “They have been cured to transfer to hospitals treating less serious patients, including 17 discharged from hospitals on July 26,” he said.

During a meeting held on the same day, Duong Anh Duc, Vice Chairman of the City People’s Committee, announced that the city had administered 170,177 doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the fifth vaccination campaign, with no cases contracting severe reactions. 

Earlier, the Ministry of Health transferred 930,000 doses for the city’s fifth vaccination campaign./.

Compiled by BTA