HCMC – The Ministry of Health has reported five fresh imported Covid-19 cases, who were quarantined in Binh Duong Province after they returned to Vietnam from France, raising the country’s tally to 1,074 as of tonight, September 27.
Two women and three men, aged between 25 and 34, flew back to the country at HCMC-based Tan Son Nhat International Airport on September 25.
The residents of the northern province of Ha Nam tested positive for Covid-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, a day later. They are being treated at Binh Duong General Hospital.
Up to now, 999 Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have fully recovered, while 35 others have died.
Among the remaining active Covid-19 cases, 19 patients have tested negative for the virus one to three times.
Over 16,800 people are being put under quarantine, with 272 people placed at local hospitals and over 10,990 others at concentrated quarantine centers.