Vietnamese students infected with COVID-19 in RoK receive good care: spokeswoman hinh anh 1A medical worker takes a swab from a people in Seoul, the Republic of Korea, for COVID-19 testing (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Twenty one Vietnamese students who were infected with COVID-19 in the Republic of Korea are under good care and are in stable health condition, according to Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Le Thi Thu Hang.

At the ministry’s regular press conference on December 17, the spokeswoman said the ministry received the information about the students from the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK. Accordingly, from December 14 to 16, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) announced that 21 Vietnamese students living in the dormitory of Ajou Motor College in Boryeong, South Chungcheong province, had been confirmed to be positive for SARS-CoV-2.

Hang noted that the Vietnamese Embassy in the RoK has contacted relevant RoK agencies for more information on the cluster of infections and asked them to take suitable quarantine and treatment measures to ensure the health and safety for the students.

According to the spokeswoman, the embassy is maintaining regular contact with the students while staying ready to take citizen protection measures when necessary./.