Chinese National Among Six New COVID-19 Cases
18:43 | 05/03/2021
VGP – Viet Nam confirmed six new imported cases of COVID-19 on Friday, raising the national patient tally to 2,494.

The latest cases comprised five Vietnamese and one Chinese national, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control led by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

Specifically, patient 2489 is a 52-year-old woman in Tay Truong Commune, Hoa Thanh Town, Tay Ninh Province.

She returned to Viet Nam on February 22 via Moc Bai International Border Gate.

Patient 2490 is a 28-year-old woman in Gia Rai Town, Bac Lieu Province.

Patient 2492 is a 24-year-old woman in Tan Phuoc Hung Commune, Phung Hiep District, Hau Giang Province.

Patient 2493 is a 24-year-old woman in Tan Phuoc Hung Commune, Phung Hiep District, Hau Giang Province.

These patients entered Viet Nam on March 3 via the Ha Tien International Border Gate in Kien Giang Province.

Patient 2491 is a 24-year-old man in My Thoa Ward, Long Xuyen City, An Giang Province.

He returned to Viet Nam on February 27 via via the Ha Tien International Border Gate in Kien Giang Province.

Patient 2494 is a 43-year-old Chinese man who landed at the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

He is being treated at the Binh Duong Provincial General Hospital.

Among the national caseload, 1,920 have recovered and exited hospitals and 35 others have been reported dead.

The nation set to begin COVID-19 vaccinations from March 8, with health workers at 18 COVID-19 patient treatment facilities to be vaccinated first./.

By Ngoc Van

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