Vietnam reports 10 imported Covid-19 cases
The Saigon Times
|Two medical workers walk inside a Covid-19 quarantine zone. Ten imported Covid-19 cases were reported in the country on Tuesday evening – PHOTO: MINISTRY OF HEALTH|
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed 10 new imported Covid-19 cases in Hung Yen, Hoa Binh, Nghe An, Danang and Hanoi, taking the country’s tally to 2,801 as of tonight, April 20.
Five of the new cases were reported in Danang, who returned to the country from Romania and Japan on April 5, 6 and 15. They were immediately put under quarantine after arriving at the Danang International Airport. All of them are being treated at Danang Lung Hospital.
Hoa Binh Province reported two new cases, who were returnees from the U.S. They arrived at the Van Don International Airport on April 6 and were immediately transported to Hoa Binh for quarantine. The patients are being treated at Hoa Binh Province General Hospital.
Hung Yen, Nghe An and Hanoi reported one new case each.
The new patient reported in Hung Yen Province is an Indian expert who arrived at the Noi Bai International Airport from India, transiting in Dubai, on April 6 and was quarantined upon arrival. The patient has been sent to the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases for treatment.
A returnee from Japan became the latest case in Nghe An Province. He arrived at the Vinh Airport on April 14. The patient is being treated at the Southwestern Nghe An General Hospital.
The new case in Hanoi is a man residing in Ba Don Town, Quang Binh Province. He returned to the country from India, transiting in Qatar and Singapore, on April 17. The patient is undergoing treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.