Polish expert becomes latest case of COVID-19 in VN
18:10 | 11/01/2021
VGP – A Polish man was confirmed positive for COVID-19 on Monday, raising the patient tally to 1,515.

The man, aged 57, flew from Qatar to Ho Chi Minh City on January 9 on flight QR970.

He is being treated at the city’s Cu Chi field hospital.

Of the patient tally, 1,361 have recovered and exited hospitals while 35 others have been reported dead.

Due to the detection of new COVID-19 variants in various countries, Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has ordered subordinate levels to minimize inbound flights until the Lunar New Year holiday.

All inbound flights, if any, must be agreed upon by four ministries, namely the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of National Defense, the Ministry of Public Security and the Ministry of Transport, before reporting to the Government chief for consideration and decision, the Government chief emphasized./.

By Huong Giang

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