One more imported case of COVID-19 confirmed, patient tally rises to 313
18:32 | 15/05/2020
VGP – A male passenger on flight VN0088 returning from the United Arab Emirates on May 3 was confirmed the latest COVID-19 infection case in Viet Nam, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The man, aged 28, is a Vietnamese living in Yen Thanh District of the central province of Nghe An.

Right upon his arrival, he was taken to a dormitory for centralized quarantine in the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu.

He is the 18th COVID-19 patient out of 297 passengers on the aforesaid flight, the committee said.

Earlier the same day, the committee reported 24 more COVID-19 infection cases returning from Russia. Their flight landed in the Van Don International Airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh on May 13 and all of them were sent to centralized quarantine camps in Thai Binh, Quang Ninh and Hai Duong provinces.

One of them was taken to a hospital in Quang Ninh for treatment while the rest were transferred to Thai Binh General Hospitals, the committee said.

Specifically, patient 298 is a 25-year-old man living in Kim Dong District of Hung Yen Province.

Patient 290 is a 40-year-old man from An Hai District of Hai Phong City.

Patient 291 is a 24-year-old man living in Dong Hoa District of the central province of Phu Yen.

Patient 292 is a 27-year-old man residing in Cam Ranh, Khanh Hoa Province.

Patient 293 is a 30-year-old man from Tan Ky District of the central province of Nghe An.

Patient 294 is a 29-year-old man from Kien Xuong District of Thai Binh Province.

Patient 295 is a 26-year-old man from Long Dien, Ba Ria-Vung Tau Province.

Patient 296 is a 45-year-old from Nha Trang city of the central province of Khanh Hoa.

Patient 297 is a 30-year-old from Le Chan District of Hai Phong City.

Patient 298 is a 29-year-old from Vu Thu District of Thai Binh Province.

Patient 299 is a 35-year-old man from Gia Vien District of Ninh Binh Province.

Patient 300 is a 26-year-old man from Vu Thu District of Thai Binh Province.

Patient 301 is a 29-year-old man from Dong Hy District of Thai Nguyen Province.

Patient 302 is a 25-year-old man from Vinh Bao District of Hai Phong City.

Patient 303 is a 48-year-old man from Cam Ranh, Khanh Hoa Province.

Patient 304 is a 47-year-old man from Vinh Yen District of Vinh Phuc Province.

Patient 305 is a 36-year-old man from Cam Lam District of Khanh Hoa Province.

Patient 306 is a 25-year-old man from Giao Thuy District of Nam Dinh Province.

Patient 307 is a 30-year-old man from Ky Anh District of the central province of Ha Tinh.

Patient 308 is a 42-year-old man from Hai An District of Hai Phong City.

Patient 309 is a 30-year-old man from Cam Ranh, Khanh Hoa Province.

Patient 310 is a 26-year-old man from Cam Lam, Khanh Hoa Province.

Patient 311 is a 26-year-old man from Yen Thanh District of Nghe An Province.

Patient 312 is a 50-year-old woman from Ha Noi's Ba Dinh District.As all of the above patients are imported cases, Viet Nam has gone 29 days without new community infection case of COVID-19./.

By Quang Minh

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