Costa Rican man among two new COVID-19 cases
18:15 | 18/01/2021

VGP – A Costa Rican man was among two latest COVID-19 cases confirmed Monday, raising the patient tally to 1,539.

Specifically, patient 1538 is a 28-year-old man in My Tho city of the Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang.

He flew from the U.S. to the Republic of Korea and then took flight VN431 to the central city of Da Nang on January 13.

The patient is being treated at the Da Nang Hospital for Lung Diseases.

Patient 1539 is a 59-year-old Costa Rican man who flew from the United Arab Emirates to Ha Noi on January 16 on flight KE394.

He is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District.

The same day, 22 patients were declared free of COVID-19, taking the total recoveries to 1,402.

So far, Viet Nam reported 35 COVID-19 fatalities, including 31 in Da Nang and three in Quang Nam Province./.

By Huong Giang

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