Vietnam's confirmed Covid-19 cases total 148


  • Vietnam
  • Thursday, 26 Mar 2020

A health worker wearing a protective clothing amid concerns of the spread of Covid-19, checks temperatures of visitors at the entrance of Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi on March 24, 2020. - AFP

HANOI (Xinhua): Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Thursday (March 26) morning confirmed seven new cases of Covid-19 infection, bringing the total in the country to 148.

The seven new cases included a French and a South African travelling to Vietnam recently, four Vietnamese citizens returning home from Britain, the United States and Thailand, and a Vietnamese man travelling to southern Can Tho city by air recently, the ministry said.

Vietnam has recorded a total of 148 Covid-19 patients, of them, 17 had been discharged from hospital after recovery with no deaths recorded so far in the country.

The country has 1,643 suspected cases with some 45,000 others still under medical observation and quarantine as of Thursday, according to the health ministry. - Xinhua

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