Việt Nam reports one more imported case of COVID-19

June, 17/2020 - 06:23

One imported COVID-19 case was confirmed in Việt Nam on Wednesday morning, bringing the total to 335, said the Ministry of Health.

 

A Vietnamese citizen has health check at a quarantine centre. — VNA/VNS Photo 

HÀ NỘI — One imported COVID-19 case was confirmed in Việt Nam on Wednesday morning, bringing the total to 335, said the Ministry of Health.

The male patient, 24, is from northern Thái Nguyên Province's Đại Từ District.

He returned to Việt Nam from Kuwait on Tuesday onboard Bamboo Airways flight H9092 via Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport in HCM City.

He was tested positive for the virus on Tuesday and is being treated at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases. 

As of June 17, Việt Nam records 195 imported COVID-19 cases and no community transmission for 62 days.

More than 7,200 people are under quarantine at hospitals, medical stations and at home. — VNS

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