The three Indian men and seven other Vietnamese people recently arrived in Vietnam from abroad and were sent to local quarantine facilities upon arrival. They are now being treated at hospitals in Hanoi, Danang, and Ho Chi Minh cities, and Hung Yen, Ha Tinh, and Khanh Hoa provinces.
With these new infection cases, the number of Covid-19 patients in Vietnam has increased to 2,996, including 1,608 locally-transmitted cases.
As of 6 pm on May 4, a total of 2,560 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.
At present, over 40,000 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.