Vietnam reports one new imported cases of COVID-19 on October 28 afternoon hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– One new imported cases of COVID-19 was recorded from 6am to 6pm on October 28, raising the national count to 1,173, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The patient is a 43-year-old Vietnamese man who returned from Angola on Flight VN8 on October 20 and was sent to a concentrated quarantine centre in northern Bac Ninh province upon his arrival.
At present, he is being treated at the Bac Ninh provincial general hospital.

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

As many as 1,062 patients have recovered. Death toll remains at 35.

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

There are now 14,819 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions under quarantine, including 175 in hospitals, 13,523 in other quarantine sites, and 1,121 at home or accommodation facilities./.