Four more new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on May 16 among Vietnamese returning from abroad, taking the total number of cases to 318 as of 6 pm May 16.
Four More Imported Cases Bring Total COVID-19 Tally to 318
Taking samples for testing. Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Four more new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on May 16 among Vietnamese returning from abroad, taking the total number of cases to 318 as of 6 pm May 16.
All the four new patients have been quarantined immediately after their entry, thus posing no risk of community infection.
Among them, one returned from Cambodia through a small trail across the border. He is now receiving treatment at Tay Ninh provincial hospital.  All 17 people having close contact with him have also been quarantined.
Two other cases were passengers on flight VN0062 from Russia to Vietnam on May 13. They are hospitalized at Thai Binh provincial hospital.
The fourth one came back from the Philippines on May 14 on flight QH 9352. He is hospitalized at Sa Dec hospital in Dong Thap province.  
So far 27 passengers on flight VN0062 from Russia to Vietnam on May 13 have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2.
A total of 9,161 people are being quarantine or monitored across the country. Meanwhile, 260 COVID-19 patients have recovered.

Theo VNA