Four imported COVID-19 cases detected on December 10 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Four new cases of COVID-19 were detected in the past 24 hours, all Vietnamese citizens returning from abroad and being quarantine in Phu Yen province, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

With the new cases, the national count of COVID-19 patients now stands at 1,385.

The newly-detected patients arrived from UAE on flight VN88 which landed in Cam Ranh airport on December 8.

Among COVID-19 cases in Vietnam, 1,225 have recovered while the fatalities remain at 35.

Among those still under treatment, 10 have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, nine twice and four thrice.

A total of 20,743 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined nationwide, with 161 at hospitals, 16,507 at concentrated facilities and 4,075 either at home or accommodations./.