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One imported COVID-19 case confirmed on Friday evening, tally stands at 382

Update: July, 17/2020 - 19:10


A health worker takes the temperature of a person in a quarantine facility. VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — A male Russian expert who entered Việt Nam on July 11 tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Friday evening, raising the country’s COVID-19 infections to 382. 

Patient No.382 arrived at HCM City’s Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport on flight IO4405 and was immediately sent to the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province for quarantine. 

Two days after arriving, he tested negative for the coronavirus. 

On July 15, he developed symptoms of fever and sore throat and was subsequently transferred to Lê Lợi Hospital in Vũng Tàu City where he tested positive for the virus.

Also today, Patient No.338 - a 38-year-old male Vietnamese repatriated from Kuwait and confirmed positive to coronavirus on June 18, was given the all-clear.

He was released from the General Hospital in Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province.

As of Friday evening, there have been no cases of COVID-19 infection in the community for more than three months. — VNS


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