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Vietnam detects 14 new Covid-19 cases, including four local infections
The Saigon Times
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Vietnam detects 14 new Covid-19 cases, including four local infections

The Saigon Times

A medical worker takes a sample from a man for Covid-19 testing. Vietnam reported 14 new Covid-19 cases on Friday evening - PHOTO: MINISTRY OF HEALTH

HCMC - The Health Ministry this evening, April 30, reported 14 fresh Covid-19 patients, including four cases by community transmission, sending Vietnam’s tally to 2,928 cases to date.

HCMC had two imported cases, including a woman residing in Nghe An Province that returned to the country from Germany on Flight VN10 on April 26 and an Indian expert flying to Vietnam on Flight EK392 on April 13. They were immediately quarantined after arriving at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport and are being treated at Cu Chi Field Hospital.

One imported case was reported in Tay Ninh Province. The woman, who resides in Dau Tieng District, Binh Duong Province, entered the country through the Moc Bai Border Gate on April 28. The patient has been sent to Ben Cau District Medical Center for treatment.

Two returnees from the Philippines became the latest Covid-19 cases in Soc Trang Province. They flew back to Vietnam on Flight QH9353 on April 28 and are undergoing treatment at April 30 Hospital.

Five Vietnamese people on board Dai Duong Sea bulk carrier have tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the latest cases reported in Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province. They have been taken to Long Dien District Medical Center for treatment.

Two of the four new domestic transmissions were detected in Ha Nam Province. They had close contact with the 2,908th and 2,899th patients. Both of them are being treated at Ha Nam Province General Hospital.

Two other locally transmitted cases were reported in Hanoi. They are workers of Bac Thang Long Industrial Zone and had close contact with the 2,911th patients. They are undergoing treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

Up to now, 2,516 Covid-19 patients in the country have fully recovered. More than 37,000 people who had close contact with Covid-19 patients or returned from pandemic-hit countries are being quarantined. As of April 29, more than 506,000 people in the country had been vaccinated against Covid-19.

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