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Five new imported Covid-19 cases raise Vietnam’s tally to 1,312
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Five new imported Covid-19 cases raise Vietnam’s tally to 1,312

The Saigon Times

Vietnamese nationals enter a concentrated quarantine center – PHOTO: VNA

HCMC – The Ministry of Health has reported five more Covid-19 patients who were quarantined in Hanoi and HCMC after entering Vietnam, taking the country’s tally to 1,312 as of tonight, November 23.

An Indian expert, aged 51, entered Vietnam through Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport on November 20. He tested positive for Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, a day later. The patient is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi City.

Two Vietnamese nationals, aged 50 and 24, returned to Vietnam through Tan Son Nhat International Airport in HCMC on November 8. Their third test results came back positive for the virus on November 22. The two men are receiving treatment at Cu Chi Field Hospital.

Another patient, a 29-year-old male flight attendant, arrived at Danang International Airport from Japan on Flight VN311 on November 8 and was immediately quarantined in HCMC. The Vietnamese national tested positive for the virus on November 22 and is being treated at Cu Chi Field Hospital.

A 29-year-old woman, an expert from the Philippines, entered Vietnam from South Korea through Noi Bai International Airport on November 18. Her positive test result came out on November 21 and she is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi City.

Up to now, 1,151 Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have fully recovered. Among the active cases, 28 people have tested negative for Covid-19 one to three times.

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