According to the ministry’s report, the 33-year-old woman landed at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi on October 22. She was sent to a local quarantine area upon arrival and tested positive for coronavirus in her second testing on November 4.

The patient is now being treated at the Hanoi-based National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

With this new infection case, the number of imported Covid-19 patients in Vietnam has increased to 516.

As of 6 pm on November 4, a total of 1,069 Covid-19 patients had recovered and been discharged from hospital. There have been 35 deaths, most of them being the elderly with serious underlying diseases.

The country has gone 63 days without reporting any new case in the community.

At present, over 15,000 people who had close contact with Covid-19 patients or returned from virus-hit areas are being monitored at hospitals, quarantine facilities, and at home.

This article was originally published in Dtinews