On the evening of March 9, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam confirmed that the 10th foreigner infected with COVID-19, he was also the 31st infected COVID-19 patient in Vietnam.
At the end of this afternoon, March 9, according to information from the Vietnam Pasteur Institute of Nha Trang, this 31st patient is a male patient, he is 49 years old, he has British nationality, he goes with him On the VN0054 flight, the result was positive for COVID19.
His sample was sent to Quang Nam Center for Disease Control.
Currently, this 31st Patient is being treated at North Quang Nam Hospital. His physical condition is quite stable.
Thus, related to the flight VN0054 from England to Vietnam on the morning of 2/3 to date has recorded 12 cases, including those who sat in the business seat in the same compartment with the patient is the girl Ha Internal, in those passengers, there are patients in the regular cabin.
So far, of the 12 cases of COVID-19 confirmed to be on the same flight, up to 10 are of foreign nationality, of which mostly are British nationals. The remaining two cases included N.H.N. (26 years old, Truc Bach, Hanoi) and Mr. N. Q.T, 61 years old, both patients are in Truc Bach – Ba Dinh – Hanoi. Mr. N.Q.T is known as the person sitting near the row with Patient N.H.N.
So far, Vietnam has recorded 31 cases of Covid – 19, of which 16 cases have been cured and discharged. The remaining 15 new cases of COVID-19 are currently being monitored and treated in hospitals. They are in stable condition.
(Source: Vietnam Ministry of Health)