Earlier, 16 Indian experts boarding the same flight were confirmed positive for the virus and they were being treated in Dong Thap and Dong Nai provinces and HCMC in southern Vietnam.
"Patient 1126" is a 37-year-old resident of Quynh Chu District in the northern province of Thai Binh. On October 15, he landed at Cam Ranh Airport in the central province of Khanh Hoa on Vietjet flight VJ2735 from Myanmar and was quarantined at the National Defense Education Center of Nha Trang University.
On October 16, the Khanh Hoa Center for Disease Control took his sample and sent it to Pasteur Nha Trang Institute. The next day, the result came back positive. He is being treated at a medical center of Cam Lam District.
Vietnam also declared a Covid-19 patient recovered on Saturday.
The country has recorded 1,126 coronavirus cases and 1,031 recoveries. Its Covid-19 death toll stands at 35.
Vietnam has gone 45 days without community transmission of the virus. More than 13,000 people are in quarantine at present.
Worldwide, over 39 million people have been infected, with death toll climbing to over 1.1. million.