|Điện Ngọc General Clinic in central Quảng Nam Province where Patient 1168 is receiving treatment. Photo baoquangnam.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Eight more imported cases of COVID-19 were reported in Việt Nam on Sunday evening, all Vietnamese citizens, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
The total number of COVID-19 patients in Việt Nam now stands at 1,168.
Patients 1161-1164 returned to Việt Nam from France via Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport onboard flight VN5010 on October 21. They were put into quarantine in southern Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu Province and tested positive for the virus on October 24. They are receiving treatment at Long Điền District’s Health Centre.
Patients 1165-1167 returned to Việt Nam from Angola via Vân Đồn Airport in northern Quảng Ninh Province on October 20 onboard flight VN8. They were put into quarantine in northern Bắc Giang Province upon arrival and tested positive for the virus on October 25. They are being treated at National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Đông Anh District.
Patient 1168 arrived in Việt Nam from the United States via Đà Nẵng International Airport on October 23 and was put into quarantine in central Quảng Nam Province. He is being treated at Điện Ngọc General Clinic in the province.
The committee also announced six more COVID-19 patients were given the all-clear the same day.
Earlier, twelve more imported cases of COVID-19 were recorded in Việt Nam on Saturday evening. — VNS