Five new imported Covid-19 cases raise Vietnam’s tally to 2,806
The Saigon Times
|A returnee makes a health declaration. The Ministry of Health has confirmed five fresh imported Covid-19 cases – PHOTO: VNA|
HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed five fresh Covid-19 patients who were quarantined in Khanh Hoa and Danang after their arrival, taking the country’s tally to 2,806 as of tonight, April 21.
The latest cases in Khanh Hoa Province are two women. The residents of Thanh Hoa Province and Haiphong City flew back to Vietnam from Russia through Cam Ranh International Airport on April 18. They tested positive for Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, on April 20 and are being treated at the Khanh Hoa Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Three other Covid-19 patients in Danang City reside in Quang Ninh, HCMC and Yen Bai. The three men arrived in Danang International Airport from Japan on April 7. Their positive test results came out on April 20.
Up to now, as many as 2,490 patients have made a full recovery from the disease, while 40 active patients have tested negative for the virus one to three times.