One new imported COVID-19 case confirmed hinh anh 1Receiving Vietnamese citizens at a concentrated quarantine facility (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam confirmed one new imported COVID-19 case on November 4 morning, bringing the total number of infections to 1,203, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The patient is a 60-year-old Israeli national. He entered Noi Bai International Airport on flight QR976 on October 31 and was quarantined in Hanoi’s Hoan Kiem district immediately after his entry.

The patient has been quarantined and treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases No 2 in Hanoi's Dong Anh district.

The total number of recoveries had reached 1,069, while there have been 35 deaths related to the disease.

Vietnam has experienced 63 days without recording cases of COVID-19 in the community.

Among patients undergoing treatment, 17 tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, six twice and five others thrice. No patient is now in critical condition.

As many as 15,260 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are quarantined across the country./.