The 60-year-old man, who was in critical condition overnight, was the heaviest Covid-19 case in Hai Duong, was discharged on the morning of March 18 with a complete recovery.
Dr. Nguyen Hang Lan, Director of Hai Duong Medical Technical University Hospital (Field Hospital No. 2) on March 18, said “patient 2332” three consecutive nCoV negative tests, is eligible for release from Covid-19. Currently his health is completely restored, the tests returned to normal, there is no lung damage.
After being discharged from the hospital, he was isolated at home for 21 days.
Dr. Lan shared: “We are really happy and touched when the patient has stabilized health”.
“Patient 2332” also thanked the medical team: “Doctors have saved me from the dead”.
“Patient 2332” was hospitalized on February 18, critical progress overnight, lungs thickened on both sides, was consulted by the Treatment Committee on the afternoon of February 19.
When he was admitted to the hospital, he was in a severe condition, had to be ventilated with a non-invasive machine, his prognosis was very severe, and his blood oxygen saturation index was only 70%. The doctor judges the patient to be critically unresponsive to non-invasive mechanical ventilation, intubation, mechanical ventilation, treatment in the intensive care unit (ICU), dialysis, diagnosis of Covid- 19 complications of ARDS (progressive acute respiratory failure).
After the treatment process, the patient’s health progressed clearly. On the morning of February 23, he was withdrawn endotracheal tube. On February 25, he started to practice walking. On March 11, after nearly a month of treatment, the patient stopped fever, his tests returned to normal, and his lung damage improved very well.
Field 2 Hospital Hai Duong received a total of 376 Covid-19 patients. To date, 234 people have been cured and discharged from the hospital, while 142 patients are under treatment.