Vietnamese citizens leave a quarantine centre in the Mekong Delta's Sóc Trăng Province on Tuesday after completing quarantine as regulated. There are now nearly 15,500 people under quarantine across the country at hospitals, medical facilities and at home. — VNA/VNS Photo
HÀ NỘI — Eight more COVID-19 patients have been given the all-clear after testing negative for SARS-CoV-2, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on Thursday.
The total number of people who have made a full recovery now stands at 1,018.
During treatment, these patients all tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 three times. They currently are in a stable condition.
They will all now be quarantined at their homes for 14 days according to pandemic prevention regulations.
On Thursday morning, the committee announced one new imported COVID-19 case, bringing the total to 1,095.
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.
On Thursday, over 230 Vietnamese citizens were brought home from Thailand on a flight of national flag carrier Vietnam Airlines as a joint effort of competent authorities of both nations.
There are now nearly 15,500 people under quarantine at hospitals, medical facilities and at home. — VNS