Three Russia returnees diagnosed with Covid-19
sonnguyen 13-09-2020, 20:05

Three Russia returnees diagnosed with Covid-19

Patients numbered 10611062 and 1063 aged between 23 and 26 returned on repatriation flight VN5062 of Vietnam Airlines that landed at Cam Ranh International Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on September 10. They were taken to quarantine facilities in neighboring Phu Yen Province.


Testing results at the Nha Trang Pasteur Institute confirmed the trio, two men and one woman, tested positive for the coronavirus. They are being treated at Phu Yen’s General Hospital.


Russia is the world’s fourth biggest Covid-19 hotspot after the U.S., India and Brazil with over 1 million infection cases and 5400 reported deaths. Since April, Vietnam has organized many special flights to bring Vietnamese citizens stranded in Russia home.


On Sunday, eight Covid-19 patients in Da Nang and Quang Nam, major Covid-19 hotspots, were discharged.


With the latest additions, Vietnam’s Covid-19 count is now 1063 of these 107 are active cases and 918 recoveries. It has confirmed 35 Covid-19 deaths. The country has gone 11 days without domestic infections.


Among the 107 active cases, 16 tested negative for the virus once and 17 did so twice and 21 at least thrice. Three are in critical condition and one faces high death risks.


More than 36000 people are being quarantined, with 500 at hospitals and over 17000 at centralized facilities and the remaining at home.


Covid-19 has affected more than 200 countries and territories, which have reported over 28 million cases and over 924000 deaths so far.