HCMC – Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally has reached 1,049 today, September 4, with all three fresh cases being quarantined upon arrival in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, said the Health Ministry.
The new patients are male residents of Hanoi City, Ha Nam and Quang Binh provinces, aged 8-43.
They returned home from Ukraine on Flight VN28 which landed at Tan Son Nhat Airport in HCMC on September 1.
After arrival, they were taken to a quarantine facility in Ba Ria-Vung Tau and are under treatment at a medical center in the province’s Long Dien District.
Up to now, the country has reported 691 locally-transmitted cases, with the number of cases recorded in the second wave since July 25 amounting to 551.
Among the nation’s tally, 786 Covid-19 patients have fully recovered, while 35 others have died so far.