According to the ministry’s report, five new foreign patients include three men and two women aged between 23-61 who are from India, Germany, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, and Moldova. They are now being treated at hospitals in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
Four Vietnamese patients including three women and a man aged between 21-29 who recently returned from Japan, Angola, South Korea, and Cambodia. They are now being treated at hospitals in Danang and Ho Chi Minh cities, and Bac Ninh, and Kien Giang provinces.
With these new infection cases, the number of Covid-19 patients in Vietnam has increased to 2,705, including 910 locally-transmitted cases reported since the new outbreak started in Hai Duong on January 28.
As of 6 pm on April 12, a total of 2,445 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, nearly 37,000 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.