Russia returnees add 17 to Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally

The Health Ministry has confirmed that 17 people returning from Russia are Vietnam’s latest Covid-19 patients, raising its active cases to 49.

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The nine women and eight men aged between 19 and 55 had landed in the southern city of Can Tho last Saturday on Bamboo Airways flight QH9495. They were quarantined after arrival at a centralized facility in Bac Lieu Province.

The repatriation flight carried more than 270 passengers, all Vietnamese.

With the latest cases, Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has risen to 1,094 with 1,007 recoveries and 35 deaths. Eight recoveries were confirmed earlier Tuesday.

Of the total number of Covid-19 patients, 691 were local transmissions and the rest imported.

More than 15,000 people are currently in quarantine - 200 in hospitals, 10,000 in centralized camps and the rest at home or other designated accommodations.

Worldwide, the Covid-19 death toll has crossed one million.

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