The general hospital of Bắc Ninh Province where the man is being treated with COVID-19. — Photo courtesy of the hospital
HÀ NỘI — A 29-year-old man returning from Angola is the latest COVID-19 patient in Việt Nam, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 1,145.
The man from central Hà Tĩnh Province returned to Việt Nam on flight VN8 that landed at Vân Đồn Airport in the northern province of Quảng Ninh on October 20.
He was taken to a quarantine centre in Bắc Ninh City, Bắc Ninh Province and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on October 21.
He is being treated at the general hospital of Bắc Ninh Province.
Among 1,145 cases of COVID-19 in Việt Nam, 1,046 patients have been given the all-clear after testing negative for the virus. — VNS