An additional 12 people were infected with CoV-19
On the afternoon of December 24, the Ministry of Health recorded 12 nCoV-positive cases, all of them entered isolated in Hanoi, Vinh Long and Da Nang.
+ "Patient 1422", female, 25 years old, is a specialist, South African nationality.
On December 19, she from South Africa transited Doha Qatar to Noi Bai airport on flight QR976, immediately quarantined, and took samples for testing in Hanoi. Test result once a day 23/12 positive for nCoV, patient treated at Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases 2.
+ "Patient 1423", male, 19 years old, Ba Ria - Vung Tau province.
+ "Patient 1424", male, 65 years old, lives in Suoi Nho commune, Dinh Quan district, Dong Nai province.
+ "Patient 1425", female, 16 years old, from Ward 17, Binh Thanh District;
+ "patient 1426", male, 53 years old, from Tan Hiep commune, Hoc Mon district, are all in HCMC.
+ "Patient 1427", female, 66 years old, from Loc Tho ward, Nha Trang city, Khanh Hoa province.
+ "Patient 1428", female, 25 years old, in Bach Dang ward, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi city.
On December 21, these people from the US transiting Korea and entered Noi Bai airport on flight VN415, were immediately quarantined and tested in Hanoi. Test results once a day 23/12, positive for nCoV, they treated at the Central Hospital for Tropical Diseases 2.
Previously, on this flight there was a positive case for nCoV.
+ "Patient 1429", 26 years old, lives in Cao Xa commune, Lam Thao district, Phu Tho province.
+ "Patient 1430", male, 17 years old, of Nguyen Du ward, Hai Ba Trung district, Hanoi.
+ "Patient 1431", female, 24 years old, in Dong Phu ward, Dong Hoi city, Quang Binh province.
+ "Patient 1432", female, 25 years old, from Giang Vo ward, Ba Dinh district, Hanoi.
On December 22, they entered Can Tho airport from England on flight VN50, immediately quarantined, and took samples for testing at Vinh Long. Test results once a day 23/12 positive for nCoV, they treated at Hospital Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Vinh Long Province.
+ "Patient 1433", male, 19 years old, from Doi Ngo town, Luc Nam district, Bac Giang province.
On December 6, he transited from the US to Japan and entered Da Nang International Airport on flight VN319, immediately quarantined, and took samples for testing in Da Nang. Test result on 24/12 positive for nCoV, the patient was treated at Da Nang Lung Hospital.
Previously, on this flight, 2 nCoV-positive cases were recorded.
Thus, the total cases increased to 1,433, the number from 1,281. The death toll from Covid-19 was 35, with four deaths after three to four negative tests.
The rest of the patients were in stable health, of which 6 were tested negative for nCoV once, 10 were negative for the second time and 4 were negative for the third time. The total number of people in close contact and entry from the epidemic zone is more than 16,000. In which, isolation concentrated in the hospital nearly 200; more than 15,000 concentrated isolation, remaining at home or accommodation.
Vietnam appears to have community infections in Ho Chi Minh City after 89 days of no community infection. The outbreak is basically under control, with no new cases recorded 23 days. However, the risk of epidemic infiltration is always permanent, especially when increasing the number of flights bringing Vietnamese citizens and water experts. 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 1.7 million deaths from COV in more than 78 million infected people. The US is the country most severely affected by the epidemic, followed by India and Brazil.