According to the ministry’s report, the nine men aged between 27 and 41 belong to a group of 49 Indian experts who arrived in Vietnam at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City on October 6. They are all young experts and workers who arrived to work at Sa Dec Industrial Zone in Dong Thap Province. They were sent to a quarantine area in Dong Thap Province upon arrival.
Their samples were taken for viral testing on October 7 and five were confirmed positive for coronavirus.
On the evening of October 13 the second viral testing results showed that nine more came positive.
The 14 Indian men have been sent to Sa Dec General Hospital for treatment and are now in a stable condition.
With these new infection cases, the number of imported Covid-19 patients in Vietnam has increased to 431.
As of 6pm on October 14 a total of 1029 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 42 days without reporting any new case in the community.
At present, 12484 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.
- Five Indian experts test positive for coronavirus in Vietnam
- Nine Indian experts Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patients
- Coronavirus: nine new exogenous contaminations, the toll rises to 1122
- Indian woman becomes new Covid-19 patient in Vietnam
- Vietnam confirms two more imported Covid-19 patients, total rises to 1124
- Eight more imported Covid-19 patients confirmed in Vietnam, total rises to 1134
- Three more imported Covid-19 patients confirmed on October 21
- Nine imported cases bring Vietnam’s COVID-19 count to 1,122
- Indian expert among two new imported Covid-19 cases in Vietnam