Cần Thơ Lung Hospital where the latest COVID-19 patient is being treated. — Photo benhvienlaovavenhvienphoicantho.com
HÀ NỘI — One new imported COVID-19 case was confirmed in Việt Nam on Thursday morning, bringing the total to 1,095, said the Ministry of Health.
The latest patient is a 49-year-old Russian man who arrived on Saturday. He was entering the country as a specialist worker.
He was travelling onboard flight QH9495 to Cần Thơ Airport in the Mekong Delta and was immediately quarantined upon arrival.
A further 17 positive cases were earlier detected onboard the same flight.
He tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on Wednesday and is currently being treated at Cần Thơ Lung Hospital.
Nearly 15,500 people are under quarantine at hospitals, medical facilities and at homes. —VNS