A new case of Covid-19 reported in Hanoi

The Ministry of Health reported a case testing positive to Covid-19 at 9:30 PM on Friday. The 26-year-old patient earlier visited her sister in the UK, then travelled to Italy and France and returned to Hanoi on March 1 on flight VN0054.

The patient’s residential area in Truc Bach Street, Hanoi, were sterilized. Those who had close contact with her are quarantined in the National Institute of Tropical Diseases on the outskirt of Hanoi. Others who had close contact with these people are listed and required to be in health surveillance in their homes.

The Ministry of Health asked the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to work with the UK and France to inform them the patient’s travel route.

This is the 17th Covid-19 case in Vietnam. The previous 16 patients have been cured and discharged from hospital.

Source: VOV5