HCMC – Vietnam reported 24 new coronavirus cases today, May 15, all of whom are Vietnamese returning from Russia, taking the country’s total number of confirmed cases to 312, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
One of the patients is female and 23 others are male, aged between 24 and 48. They returned to Quang Ninh Province on Vietnam Airlines flight VN0062 on May 13, together with 321 other passengers.
All of them and crew members were sent to quarantine centers in Thai Binh, Quang Ninh and Hai Duong provinces after their arrival.
The 23 new patients were taken to Thai Binh General Hospital for treatment while the remaining one case was hospitalized at Quang Ninh Hospital No. 2, the local media reported.