|A view of the Củ Chi Hospital where three out of the five new COVID-19 patients are under treatment. — Photo thanhnien.vn|
HÀ NỘI — Five imported cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Monday, including a Vietnamese flight attendant.
The new cases bring Việt Nam's total to 1,312 patients so far, according to the Ministry of Health.
Two were quarantined in Hà Nội and are under treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases No 2 in Đông Anh District, whereas the other three were quarantined in HCM City and are being treated at the Củ Chi Hospital.
Two of the five are foreign experts, an Indian national and Filipina national. The other three patients are Vietnamese.
Also on Monday, nine COVID-19 patients were declared to have recovered from the disease, bringing the total number of patients to have been given the all-clear to 1,151.
Việt Nam has seen 35 COVID-19-related fatalities. — VNS