According to Director of HCM City Health Department Nguyen Tan Binh, the city has had a COVID-19 case, a man coming from the northern province of Hai Duong.
This morning, the HCM City Steering Committee for the Prevention and Control of Covid-19 held a meeting to publish information related to the Covid-19 epidemic in the city.
Mr. Nguyen Tan Binh, Director of the Department of Health, said that there was a case of Covid-19 infection - a man from Nam Sach district, Hai Duong province, a current hotspot of the pandemic.
After arriving in HCM City on a flight on January 28, the 28-year-old man stayed at a local hotel until he got the news on his cousin being infected with the virus later the same day. He met his cousin at a wedding in Hai Duong previously.
Director of HCM City Health Department Nguyen Tan Binh
The man promptly reported his case to the local health agency and was put under quarantine at the District 11 hospital.
On January 29, he received a positive COVID-19 test result and was moved to the Cu Chi treatment hospital while developing symptoms of coughing and headache.
Vietnam reported 34 new COVID-19 community cases over the past 12 hours to 6 am on January 30, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The committee said 32 of the cases are linked to the hotspot in Hai Duong’s Chi Linh city.
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Vietnam has ordered 30 million doses of vaccine from the UK, with first doses are expected to arrive in the country in the first quarter this year to serve widespread vaccination.
Hanoi recorded another COVID-19 infection case in the early morning of January 30, a man from Nam Tu Liem District, who returned from Hai Duong Province.