Vietnam records one new imported case of COVID-19 on late October 6 hinh anh 1Phu Yen quarantines Vietnamese citizens returning from Russia (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded one new imported case of COVID-19 on October 6, raising the national count to 1,098, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The new patient was a student returning from London on flight VN0054 which landed at Van Don airport in the northern province of Quang Ninh. She tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 while staying in quarantine in Hai Duong province.

On October 6, one patient was given the all clear, raising the total number of recoveries to 1,023. The number of fatalities remains at 35.

 Among patients still under treatment, two have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, two negative twice and five negative thrice.

Over 14,370 people are being quarantined nationwide, with 268 at hospitals, 11,614 at designated facilities and 2,491 at home or accommodations./.