The B.1.222 variant, which has been reported in 11 countries, especially in the UK, was first detected in a Ukrainian expert (patient numbered 2701) while B.1.619 was found in an Indian expert (patient numbered 2,902).
Earlier, Viet Nam confirmed five COVID-19 variants, namely D614G; B.1.1.7; B.1.351; A.23.1; and B.1.617.2.
The National Hospital for Tropical Diseases is the leading COVID-19 treatment facility in Viet Nam. At present 344 patients are being treated there, including 52 patients in serious health conditions./.
By Thuy Dung