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One new imported case of COVID-19 announced

Update: October, 01/2020 - 06:20


Cần Thơ Lung Hospital where the latest COVID-19 patient is being treated. — Photo 

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


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