One new imported case raises COVID-19 tally to 1,110 hinh anh 1Vietnamese citizens return home (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded one new imported case of COVID-19 over the last 12 hours, bringing the national total to 1,110, the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control said on October 12 evening.

The patient is a 35-year-old Indian expert, who entered Vietnam on October 6 on Flight 6E9471 and was sent to a concentrated quarantine centre in Ho Chi Minh City upon his arrival.

At present, the man is being treated at the HCM City Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

Of the total case, 691 infected the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 domestically, with 551 reported since July 25, when the new outbreak began.

Also on October 12, a patient was given the all-clear, bringing the total number recoveries to 1,025. Death toll remains at 35.

Among the patients still under treatment, eight have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, two twice and 15 thrice. Currently, there is no patient in critical conditions.

There are now 16,160 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions under quarantine, including 282 in hospitals, 13,331 in other quarantine sites, and 2,547 at home or accommodation facilities./.