The man returned from the UK on December 19 and tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 upon arrival. He was then admitted to the hospital where doctors confirmed that he contracted Omicron variant.
This is the first Omicron case in Viet Nam.
To date, as many as 20 Omicron cases have been confirmed in the Southeast Asian country and all of them are imported asymptomatic or mild cases./.
By Quang Minh