|A COVID-19 check point in Cao Bằng Province. Photo: moh.gov.vn|
CAO BẰNG – The northern border province of Cao Bằng on Friday recorded its first-ever COVID-19 case since the pandemic hit the country early last year.
The infection was detected in Na Sai village in Yên Thọ Commune of Bảo Lâm District.
The patient is a 20-year-old man returning from the northern province of Bắc Ninh on October 31. He worked for a buffet restaurant in Nam Sơn District, Bắc Ninh Province.
On November 3, he received a call from the restaurant's manager who said he had close contact with a COVID-19-infected employee there.
After taking RT-PCT test, he was confirmed positive to coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on November 4.