Vietnam reports one new imported COVID-19 infection

Monday, 2020-05-25 21:22:19
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam reported one new imported COVID-19 case on May 25 evening, bringing the tally to 326, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

>>> One more patient cleared of COVID-19, recoveries in Vietnam hit 268

The 20-year-old female student, who flew home from France on May 24, was quarantined immediately after landing at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat Airport.

She is receiving treatment at the Cu Chi Hospital for COVID-19 in the city after testing positive for SARS-CoV-2.

Of the total 326 confirmed cases, 186 are imported ones who were quarantined right after entering the country. The country went through 39 consecutive days without community transmission.

Also on May 25, five patients were declared to have recovered from the disease.

Right now there are 15,412 people in quarantine across the country, including 58 at hospitals, 8,523 at others quarantine establishments and 6,831 at home.