HCMC – Vietnam reported four new coronavirus cases at 6 p.m. today, April 3, two of them linked to the Buddha Bar infection cluster, taking the country’s cumulative case count to 237.
The two newly detected cases in the Buddha Bar cluster include a 25-year-old man and a 26-year-old woman, both British, who visited the bar in District 2, HCMC on March 14. They are identified as the 235th and 236th cases and under treatment at Cu Chi field hospital.
The 234th patient is a 69-year-old woman residing in Buon Don District in the Central Highlands province of Daklak. She returned to Vietnam from Paris on Vietnam Airlines flight VN2106 on March 18.
The woman was put under quarantine at a center in District 12, HCMC immediately after arriving at Tan Son Nhat International Airport. She has been taken to Can Gio District medical center for treatment after testing positive for the coronavirus.
The 237th case is a 64-year-old Swedish man who has been in Vietnam since late December 2019 and visited several attractions including Ninh Binh Province (March 17), HCMC (March 21-22), and Hanoi (March 22 till now).
He also suffers from leukemia and is being treated at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.