Five more imported Covid-19 patients confirmed in Vietnam
  • | | September 27, 2020 10:09 PM
Five Vietnamese people who recently returned from France have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, raising the total number of Covid-19 patients in the country to 1,074, the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday evening.

According to the ministry's report, the new patients included three men and two women aged between 25-34 who returned on September 25 at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

They had been quarantined upon arrival at a facility in the neighbouring Binh Duong Province. They are now being treated at the Binh Duong General Hospital.

With these new infection cases, the number of imported Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have increased to 383.

As of 6pm on September 27, a total of 999 Covid-19 patients had recovered and been discharged from hospital. There have been 35 deaths, most of them being the elderly with serious underlying diseases.

At present,16,829, people who had close contact with Covid-19 patients or returned from virus-hit areas are being monitored at hospitals, quarantine facilities, and at home.

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