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Vietnam records 4 imported COVID-19 cases

by VNA05 December 2020 Last updated at 18:45 PM

A concentrated quarantine establishment in Vietnam (Illustrative photo: VNA)
A concentrated quarantine establishment in Vietnam (Illustrative photo: VNA)

VTV.vn - Vietnam recorded four new COVID-19 cases from 6pm of December 4 to 6pm of December 5, all Vietnamese and imported, bringing the national tally to 1,365, according to the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The new cases were quarantined right after their arrival, the committee added.

It further said Vietnam has had 1,220 COVID-19 patients successful treated, and the fatalities remain at 35.

Among those still under treatment, five tested negative once for coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease, four twice and two thrice.

A total of 16,681 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or returning from pandemic-hit areas are under health monitoring and quarantine nationwide.

The Ministry of Health recommended people to continue serious following its message featuring 5K (in Vietnamese) Khau trang (facemask) - Khu khuan (disinfection) - Khoang cach (distance) - Khong tu tap (no gathering) – Khai bao y te (health declaration) in order to live safely with the COVID-19 pandemic in ‘new normal’.

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