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Four imported COVID-19 cases confirmed, total rises to 412

Update: July, 23/2020 - 19:19


A woman's body temperature is checked at a quarantine area in the northern province of Hưng Yên. — VNA/VNS Photo Đinh Tuấn

HÀ NỘI — Four imported cases were confirmed on Thursday evening raising the total number of COVID-19 patients in Việt Nam to 412, said the latest report from the Ministry of Health.

They came to Việt Nam from South Korea and Russia, were quarantined right after entering the country so did not affect the community.

Patient 409 is a 37-year-old Filipino woman who is an educational expert. She travelled from South Korea and entered Việt Nam via Phú Quốc Airport on July 19 on flight QH9461. She was quarantined in Phú Quốc District, the southern province of Kiên Giang. Now she is undergoing treatment at the district medical station.

Patient 410 is a 25-year-old man who lives in Thụy Lôi Commune, Tiên Lữ District, the northern province of Hưng Yên.

Patient 411 is a 30-year-old woman who lives in Dữu Lân Commune, Việt Trì City, the northern province of Phú Thọ.

Patient 412 is a 49-year-old man who lives in Nam Lý Commune, Đồng Hới District, the central province of Quảng Bình.

The three patients were from Russia, transited in Belarus, entered Việt Nam on flight VN5062 via Vân Đồn Airport on July 17. Earlier, 16 COVID-19 cases on the same flight had been confirmed. They tested negative on July 17 and then positive on July 23. Now they are under treatment at the Nam Định Province General Hospital.

Việt Nam has not seen any new cases in the community for 98 days.

So far, 365 out of 412 patients have been given the all-clear. — VNS



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