Three local men who returned to Vietnam from Angola have tested positive for Covid-19, sending Vietnam’s tally to 2,629 cases as of this morning, April 4, the Ministry of Health confirmed.
A health worker sprays disinfectant at a Covid-19 quarantine facility. Three local men who returned to Vietnam from Angola have tested positive for Covid-19 – PHOTO: VNA
The new patients, aged 38-45, were taken to a quarantine center in Bac Giang Province after arriving at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh Province on March 31, boarding Flight VN88. They are under medical treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.
Earlier, five passengers travelling on this flight had been confirmed as positive for the coronavirus and placed in quarantine upon their arrival in the country.
Up to now, of the nation’s tally, 2,383 cases have fully recovered. Fatalities remained at 35.
The latest coronavirus wave in the country has been brought under control, with many provinces and cities reporting no new locally-infected cases for over a month, such as HCMC, Hanoi, Quang Ninh, Hoa Binh, and Dien Bien.
The deployment of vaccine passport will not be simple and must be carefully done step by step, said Deputy Minister of Health Truong Quoc Cuong at a cabinet press conference on March 31.