Vietnam reports 11 more COVID-19 cases

Vietnam on March 24 evening reported 11 more cases who tested positive to SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, bringing the total in the country to 134.

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Vietnam on March 24 evening reported 11 more cases who tested positive to SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, bringing the total in the country to 134.

Among the 11 more cases, there are three who have visited Bar Buddha in Ho Chi Minh City and a Vietnamese who worked as a waiter at the bar which is a major source of the virus.

Two others are Vietnamese students in the UK who arrived at Hanoi’s Noi Bai airport on March 20 on Flight VN0054, and the remaining three are Vietnamese tourists who came back from Spain and transited through Russia on Flight SU SU290 to Noi Bai airport on March 22.

The 133rd patient is a 66-year-old female resident of the northwestern province of Lai Chau. She had a medical treatment at Hanoi’s Bach Mai hospital this month and came back to her home town on March 22. On March 23, her sample tested positive to the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, and she is now being quarantined in the province in stable health conditions.
 
The 134th is a 10-year-old resident of Hanoi’s outlying district of Thach That. The boy came back from a foreign country to the city’s Noi Bai airport on March 18 on Flight SU290. His sample tested positive to the virus on March 23, and he is now quarantined in the central province of Thanh Hoa in stable health conditions.

All of them are now under quarantine./.

VNA