HCMC – The Ministry of Health today, April 13, announced three new coronavirus cases, taking to 265 to the country’s total number of confirmed cases.
Two of the new cases were detected in Ha Loi Commune, the newest cluster of coronavirus infection in Me Linh District, Hanoi.
The 263rd case is a 45-year-old woman residing in the commune. She had had symptoms of Covid-19, including fever, sore throat, cough and tiredness, since March 25.
The commune’s second case is a 24-year-old woman. Her samples were taken for coronavirus testing on April 11.
Both of them are receiving treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.
The 265th patient is a 26-year-old man residing in the north-central province of Ha Tinh. He returned to Vietnam from Thailand through Cha Lo border gate in Quang Binh Province on March 23.
He was put under quarantine upon arrival in Vietnam and tested for coronavirus on April 12. The patient is being hospitalized at Cau Treo Hospital in Ha Tinh Province.
Up to now, 145 of the 265 Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have recovered and been released from hospitals, including one patient discharged today.