Three new imported cases confirmed on Wednesday evening

Update: June, 24/2020 - 19:28


Health workers examine people entering Việt Nam before they are taken into quarantine. VNA/VNS Photo 

HÀ NỘI — Three Vietnamese citizens returning home from Kuwait are the latest people to test positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases to 352.

They were all quarantined upon arrival. Việt Nam has gone 69 days straight without any community infections.

The new positive cases are a 36-year-old man, from Hưng Hà District in the northern province of Thái Bình and two women, aged 46 and 30, both from the central province of Thanh Hoá.

The three patients arrived on two separate repatriation flights from Kuwait, one landing at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport on June 16 and the other at Nội Bài International Airport two days later.

The man is being treated at Bà Rịa Hospital in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu and the two women at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases’ Branch 2 in Hà Nội’s Đông Anh District.

As of Wednesday, 329 have recovered from coronavirus.

Among active cases, two people have tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 once while three others negative twice.

A total of 6,318 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients and came from pandemic-hit areas are under medical monitoring or quarantine, of which 107 are at hospitals, 5,411 at medical stations and 800 at home. — VNS

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