Vietnam reports first coronavirus cases in three weeks, total now 18

People wearing face masks queuing up to buy a stockpile of groceries at a supermarket, amid concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, in Hanoi on Saturday (March 7). Vietnam reported its 18th confirmed case of the Covid-19, as the number of cases topped 100,000 worldwide. - AFP

The 27-year-old patient, who had been to the South Korean city of Daegu, returned to Vietnam on a Vietjet flight on Wednesday and was quarantined upon his landing, the ministry said in a statement.

On Friday, Vietnam also reported its first new coronavirus case in three weeks but the risk of infections spreading remains very high, Hanoi city chairman Nguyen Duc Chung said.

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