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Việt Nam confirms 34th COVID-19 patient

Update: March, 10/2020 - 17:50
Ninh Bình Province Police Hospital prepares a quarantine area with a total of 50 beds. — VNA/VNS Photo Thùy Dung

HÀ NỘI — A 51-year-old Vietnamese woman was named the 34th COVID-19 patient in Việt Nam on Tuesday afternoon.

The patient flew from Việt Nam to New York on February 22 and transited at Incheon International Airport in South Korea.

On February 29, she flew from Washington DC in the US to Việt Nam and transited at Qatar's Doha International Airport. She entered Việt Nam on the morning of March 2 via Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport.

The patient was taken to the Bình Thuận Province General Hospital on Monday morning and then put into quarantine. She tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus a day later. — VNS

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