HCMC – A 29-year-old Vietnamese woman who returned home from Thailand has been confirmed as the newest Covid-19 patient in the country, taking the nation’s cumulative total number of confirmed cases to 240 as of Saturday evening, April 4.
The 240th patient works in Bangkok, Thailand. Before her return to Vietnam, she joined a party together with the 166th Covid-19 patient’s family on March 19. She flew to Hanoi the following day.
The resident of Bac Giang Province was put in quarantine upon arrival. She had a fever on March 31 and was confirmed as positive for the coronavirus a day later.
With two other cases confirmed earlier this morning, the country recorded three new infections today, its lowest single-day increase in 10 days. So far, 90 cases have recovered and been discharged from hospitals and there have been no coronavirus fatalities.