Vietnam’s coronavirus circumstances rise to 18: well being ministry


HANOI (Information) – Vietnam’s Ministry of Well being on Saturday confirmed one other coronavirus case, elevating the entire quantity within the Southeast Asian nation to 18.

The 27-year-old affected person, who had been to the South Korean metropolis of Daegu, returned to Vietnam on a Vietjet flight on Wednesday and was quarantined upon his touchdown, the ministry stated in a press release.

On Friday, Vietnam reported its first coronavirus case in three weeks after a 26-year-old lady returning to the capital metropolis of Hanoi from Europe examined optimistic.

The primary 16 circumstances within the nation have been cured and launched from hospitals, and there have been no deaths.

On Friday night time, Hanoi authorities had been seen blocking a number of streets across the lady’s home, which was sprayed with disinfectant on Saturday.

The ministry stated 101 suspected coronavirus circumstances are quarantined within the nation whereas 23,228 others are being monitored.

Reporting by Khanh Vu; Enhancing by Shri Navaratnam