VN repatriates 310 citizens from Malaysia
19:10 | 05/07/2020
VGP – A Viet Nam Airlines flight carrying about 310 citizens from Malaysia landed in Can Tho International Airport on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The passengers include children aged under 18, the elderly, sick persons, pregnant women and workers whose labor contracts had expired.

Precautious measures were implemented throughout the flight and all the passengers and the crew members were medically checked and quarantined upon arrival

Vietnamese competent agencies are working wwith domestic and foreign airlines to arrange more flights in the coming time to bring home citizens who stranded abroad due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

This is the 34th repatriation flight since April 24, transporting about 9,230 passengers from foreign countries and territories, official data showed.

As of 6:15 pm on July 5, Viet Nam had 355 COVID-19 patients, including 340 recovered cases, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The current active cases are being treated at different medical facilities across the nation with their health reportedly in stable conditions, added committee which is led by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

As many as 11,466 people are under medical surveillance, including 107 at hospitals, 10,919 at centralized quarantine camps and 440 at places of residence, according to the committee./.

By Quang Minh

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