Health Ministry informs three latest flights carrying COVID-19 infection cases

Update: 10:16 | 19/03/2020
The Ministry of Health recently announced three flights that landed in Vietnam over the last few days carrying passengers who have since tested positive for the acute respiratory disease caused by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19).
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The Ministry of Health recommended passengers of three international flights IMMEDIATELY contact local Centers for Disease Control to have their health monitored following detection of COVID-19 patients on these flights.

These flights are:

- Flight MI632 of Silkair from Singapore to Da Nang on March 14, 2020;

- Flight VN54 of Viet Nam Airlines from London to Ha Noi on March 13, 2020;

- Flight SQ323 of Singapore Airlines from Amsterdam to Singapore on March 14, 2020 and transfer in Vietnam

The ministry has called on all passengers on these flights to immediately contact the disease control centres in cities and provinces so they can be monitored accordingly.

Ticket agents for the flights have been instructed to inform all passengers.

Furthermore, passengers on Singapore Airlines flight SQ323 from Amsterdam (the Netherlands) to Singapore on March 14 who then took a connecting flight to Vietnam have also been instructed to contact authorities to receive appropriate medical guidance.

As of March 18 night, Vietnam recorded 76 infection cases, of which 16 have been fully recovered.

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(Source: VNA)