Ninh Thuan man and an American traveling to 8 countries confirmed having coronavirus in VN, total rises to 68

Update: 16:28 | 18/03/2020
An American man, aged 41, has been confirmed the latest COVID-19 patient in Vietnam, according to the Ministry of Health.
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The American man travels to 8 countries before entering Vietnam. (Photo: Hoang Hai)

The man had traveled to several countries like India, Spain, Morocco, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, and Singapore between February 11 and March 14.

He arrived at International Airport in the central city of Da Nang on flight MI632 and was then taken to Hospital 199 of the Ministry of Public Security on March 14.

At the same time, a 36-year old man in Phuong Nam Commune, Thuan Nam District of the central province of Ninh Thuan was the 67th infection cases in Vietnam.

He joined with a previously-announced COVID-19 patient (61st patient) in Ninh Thuan Province to leave for Malaysia on February 27 and flew back to Ho Chi Minh City on flight VJ826 on March 4.

He is being treated by the General Hospital of the locality.

In an effort to contain the spread of the virus, local authorities of Ninh Thuan decided to medically isolate Van Lam 3 village where the 61st patient resides.

So far, Vietnam has reported 68 COVID-19 patients, of whom 16 had been cleared of the virus and exited hospitals and all the rest have been confirmed since March 6.

The current patients include 13 British nations, one German, one French, one Latvian, one Czech, one Irish and one American.

The Government of Vietnam has deployed a string of measures to staunch the spread of the virus to the country.

In its latest move, the Government announced a decision on Tuesday to halt visa issuance to foreigners, starting from March 18.

In addition to the current quarantine measures, the Government also decided that all incoming travelers from the US, Europe and ASEAN countries shall be subject to centralized quarantine.

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(Source: VGP)