HCMC – Two Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Russia have been confirmed as new Covid-19 patients in Vietnam, raising the country’s total infections to 320, the Health Ministry said in a statement this evening.
The two flew home on Vietnam Airlines flight VN0062 that landed at Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 13 and were place under quarantine on arrival.
The 319th patient is a 26-year-old resident of Haiphong City. He is receiving treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.
The 320th patient is being treated at Thai Binh General Hospital. This 29-year-old man resides in the northern province of Nam Dinh.
These two new patients brought the total active cases in Vietnam to 60, while 260 other cases have recovered.
Since April 16, Vietnam has recorded no new cases caused by community transmission.