|Taking samples for SARS-CoV-2 virus testing
Both new cases are women aged 48 and 43 who were among Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Kuwait on June 18.
They were placed in quarantine in Hung Yen province, bordering Hanoi capital, as soon as they landed in Vietnam.
They tested positive for the coronavirus on June 26 and were transferred to Hanoi-based National Hospital of Tropical Diseases for medical observation and treatment.
As a result, Vietnam has recorded 355 coronavirus cases as of June 27, of which 330 cases have gone on to make a full recovery and have been discharged from hospital.
The remaining 25 cases are receiving treatment at different hospitals across the country, with 10 having tested negative at least once.
June 27 also marked the 72nd
consecutive day that has seen Vietnam detect no community infections. No deaths have been reported so far.