Ten new imported COVID-19 cases recorded on November 3 hinh anh 1Vietnamese citizens returning from abroad brought to a concentrated quarantine facility (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam confirmed 10 new imported COVID-19 cases from 6am-6pm on November 3, reported the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Eight of them returned from Russia on Flight VN5062 which landed in Van Don airport in northern Quang Ninh province on October 31. They tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 while in quarantine.

The two remaining are under quarantine and treatment at General Hospital of Bac Ninh province. The two returned from Angola on Flight VN8 arriving at Van Don airport on October 20.

As of November 3 evening, Vietnam recorded 1,202 patients positive to SARS-CoV-2, 691 of them were locally-transmitted.

The same day, four patients were given the all-clear, raising the total number of recovered cases to 1,069.

Among patients under treatment at medical establishments, 17 tested negative for the virus once, six twice and five others thrice. There are no patients in critical conditions. The death toll remains at 35.

As many as 14,775 who had close contact with patients or entered from pandemic-hit areas are under quarantine; 174 of them are at hospitals, 13,327 at other establishments and 1,274 at homes.

Vietnam has so far gone through 62 days without local transmissions, with pandemic outbreaks basically under control./.