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17 people repatriated from Russia test positive for COVID-19

Update: September, 29/2020 - 19:22


The last two patients from Quảng Nam Province are released from hospital after recovering from COVID-19 on Tuesday. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Seventeen Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Russia have tested positive for COVID-19.

All of them have been in quarantine since arriving at Cần Thơ Airport on September 26.

They took COVID-19 tests on September 27 at the concentrated quarantine site in southern Bạc Liêu Province.

The positive results were confirmed by HCM City’s Pasteur Institute the following day.

The youngest case is a 19-year-old woman and the oldest a 65-year-old woman.

Also on Tuesday, eight patients were given the all-clear after making a full recovery from COVID-19.

As the number of cases in Việt Nam reached 1,094 on Tuesday, the country now has 87 patients being treated at medical facilities nationwide.

The last two COVID-19 patients of central province of Quảng Nam recovered on Tuesday at the provincial general hospital.

Quảng Nam is located adjacent to Đà Nẵng, once Việt Nam’s COVID-19 hot spot after the second wave hit the country.

Six other recoveries included three imported cases from the Philippines and Russia and three community infection cases in Đà Nẵng, Quảng Trị and Khánh Hòa. — VNS

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