“Patient 1475” female, 62 years old, in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa. “Patient 1476”, male, 31 years old, in Hung Ha district, Thai Binh province. These two people from Germany entered Van Don airport on flight VN5036 on December 18, isolated in Hung Yen province. Test result was negative on December 23rd, second sample on December 31st, tested at the Center for Disease Control of Hung Yen province positive for nCoV, patients treated at Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases Grassroots nursery 2.
“Patient 1477”, female, 34 years old, in Chi Linh district, Hai Duong province. She entered Can Tho airport from Taiwan on flight QH9511 on December 30, isolated in Tien Giang province. Test results on 1/1 at Pasteur Institute HCMC positive for nCoV, patient treated at Long Dinh Field Hospital, Tien Giang Province.
“Patient 1478”, male, 29 years old, in Phu Tho town, Phu Tho province. “Patient 1479”Male, 48 years old, from Thanh Hoa City, Thanh Hoa. These two people from France entered Van Don airport on flight VN0018 on December 31st, in isolation in Hoa Binh province. Test results on 1/1 at Hoa Binh Center for Disease Control positive for nCoV, patients treated at Hoa Binh Provincial General Hospital.
“Patient 1480”, female, 35 years old, in Lang Giang district, Bac Giang province. “Patient 1481”, male, 29 years old, in Nam Tu Liem district, Hanoi. These two people from France entered Van Don airport on flight VN0018 on December 31st, isolated in Quang Ninh province. Test results on 1/1 at the Center for Disease Control Quang Ninh province positive for nCoV, two patients were treated at Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases 2.
“Patient 1482”, male, 32 years old, in Ia Pa district, Gia Lai province. Anh from Malaysia entered Can Tho airport on flight BL188 on December 31st, isolated in Bac Lieu province. Test result on January 2 at Bac Lieu Center for Disease Control positive for nCoV, patient treated at Bac Lieu Provincial General Hospital.
Today, 12 people were announced cured, bringing the total to 1,337. The death toll from Covid-19 was 35, with four deaths after three to four negative tests. The rest of the patients remained healthy, of which 9 tested negative for nCoV once, 6 were negative for the second time, and 7 were negative for the third time.
The total number of people in close contact and entry from the epidemic zone is more than 18,000. In which, isolation concentrated in hospital more than 150; concentrated isolation more than 16,000, the remainder at home or accommodation.
Vietnam has not recorded a new infection for 31 days in the community. However, the risk of infiltration is always permanent, especially when increasing the number of flights to bring Vietnamese citizens and water experts. Authorities always warn about the risk of epidemic intrusion from people entering illegally.
The Ministry of Health recommends that people continue to well implement the “5K Message”, especially wearing a mask and washing their hands with soap and antiseptic solution.
The world records more than 1.8 million deaths from COV in more than 83 million infected people. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.