25.11.2020, 20:19

Vietnam records five imported COVID-19 infections

Vietnam records five imported COVID-19 infections
Vietnamese citizens finish quarantine period (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) Five new imported COVID-19 cases were announced in Vietnam on November 25 evening, raising the total number to 1321.

Among the new patients, there are two Vietnamese men returning from the Republic of Korea, one Vietnamese citizen coming back from France, one Indian expert and one Korean expert, who are being quarantined in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, Ho Chi Minh City, and central Da Nang city.

Of the total infections, 691 are domestically-transmitted cases, including 551 patients related to the COVID-19 outbreak in the central city of Da Nang since July 25, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The subcommittee for treatment reported that a total of 1,153 patents have been given the all-clear.

Among the active patients, 12 have tested negative for the virus once, six twice and 12 thrice.

The number of fatalities related to the disease remains at 35. There are currently no patients in critical conditions.

As many as 16,030 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined across the country./. VNA