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Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed, total rises to 270

VGP – The Ministry of Health has confirmed two more COVID-19 infection cases in Viet Nam, raising the patient tally to 270, of whom 224 have been cleared of the virus and released from hospitals.

04/24/2020 06:20

Both of them are students returning from Japan, the ministry said.

The pair landed in Van Don airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh on April 22 and were immediately taken to a centralized quarantine camp in Thai Binh Province.

One of them is a 23-year old man and the other is a 22-year old woman from Bac Giang Province’s Viet Yen and Yen Dung Districts respectively.

They are being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District.

So far, as many as 68,890 people have been medically monitored, including 352 at hospitals, 17,832 at centralized camps and 50,706 at places of residence.

By Quang Minh