Vietnam's Covid-19 cases rise to 169

  • Vietnam
  • Saturday, 28 Mar 2020

A street vendor walks past closed shops amid concerns over the spread of the Covid-19 novel coronavirus in Hanoi on March 27, 2020. - AfP

HANOI (Xinhua): Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Saturday (March 28) morning confirmed six new cases of novel coronavirus infection, one Danish and five Vietnamese, bringing the total cases in the country to 169.

The Vietnamese cases include two people returning from Britain and two workers at a Hanoi-based hospital where several medical workers and patients had earlier been infected.

A total of 20 Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have been discharged from hospital after full recovery, with no death from the virus reported in the country so far.

Vietnam has 3,215 suspected cases with over 75,000 being monitored and quarantined as of Saturday morning, according to the health ministry. - Xinhua

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