An imported case from Oman infected with COVID-19

Update: 10:03 | 05/11/2020
A Vietnamese woman returning from Oman had been infected with the SARS-CoV-2 virus, bringing Vietnam’s coronavirus tally to 1,207, the Ministry of Health said on November 5.
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An imported case from Oman infected with COVID-19
Vietnamese returnees from epidemic hit countries are under close health quarantine. (Photo: Quang Tho)

The 33-year-old woman was quarantined in Hanoi’s Thanh Tri District after landed at Noi Bai International Airport from Oman on October 22.

She was tested for COVID-19 by the Hanoi Centre of Disease Control on November 4 with the result coming back positive.

The woman was immediately transferred to Hanoi-based Hospital of Tropical Diseases for quarantine and treatment in Dong Anh District.

As of 06.00 am November 5, Vietnam has recorded a total of 1,207 coronavirus cases, including 1,069 recoveries and 35 deaths.

The country has gone through 64 consecutive days without detecting any new locally transmitted coronavirus cases.

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(Source: VOV)