Vietnam remains clear of community infection with 22 in treatment

VOV.VN - The country recorded no fresh cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) transmitted locally on July 13, with the overall number of positive COVID-19 infections increasing to 372 after two additional imported cases returning from Russia were confirmed the previous day, according to the Ministry of Health.

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Among the total figure of confirmed cases, 232 had entered the country from abroad and they were immediately quarantined upon arrival.

Moreover, as many as 350 patients, equal to 94.1%, have made a full recovery from the disease, with no deaths being recorded so far. Among the 22 cases in treatment, one has tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus once and three others recording negative results at least two times.

Furthermore, 11,256 people who came into close contact with confirmed cases or who have recently arrived from pandemic-hit areas remain in quarantine at present, including 25 in hospitals, 10,816 in other quarantine facilities, and 415 at home or in other accommodation facilities.

With regard to the nation’s patient 91, a 43-year-old British pilot who was the country’s most severe COVID-19 case, he boarded a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi on July 12. From Noi Bai International Airport in the Vietnamese capital, he then took another flight to the UK at 11pm the same day after undergoing 115 days of treatment.

At noon on July 12, according to Vietnamese time, he touched down safe and sound at Heathrow airport in London following a 15 hour flight.