Four new imported COVID-19 cases confirmed hinh anh 1Vietnamese citizens repatriated from abroad have their body temperature checked upon arriving at a quarantine site (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded four new imported COVID-19 cases on November 24 evening, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 1,316.

The new patients, including two Vietnamese citizens returning from the Czech Republic and two Indian experts, have been quarantined in the Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long and the capital city of Hanoi since their arrival.

Of the total infections, 691 are domestically-transmitted cases, including 551 patients related to the COVID-19 outbreak in the central city of Da Nang since July 25, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The subcommittee for treatment reported that two more patients have been given the all-clear from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, raising the total number of recoveries to 1,153.

Among the patients now undergoing treatment, six have tested negative for the virus once, 12 twice and 12 thrice.

The number of death related to the disease has been kept at 35 while there are currently no patients in critical conditions.

As many as 15,772 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined across the country, including 201 in hospitals, 14,628 in concentrated quarantine establishments and 943 others at their residences./.