One new imported COVID-19 case reported hinh anh 1Noi Bai International Airport. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– Vietnam recorded one new imported case of COVID-19 between 6pm on November 4 and 6pm on November 5, raising the national count to 1,207, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The new patient returned from Oman on Flight QR976, which landed in Hanoi’s Noi Bai International Airport on October 22. The woman, tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 while in quarantine, is being treated at the National Hospital of Tropical Diseases in the capital’s Dong Anh district.

As of 6am on November 5, a total of 1,069 COVID-19 patients in Vietnam recovered. There were no patients in critical conditions. The death toll remained at 35.

Among the active patients, 17 tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, seven twice and five thrice.

Vietnam has so far gone through 63 straight days without locally-transmitted cases.

As many as 15,137 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or came from pandemic-hit areas are now under quarantine nationwide./.