COVID-19: Nine imported cases recorded, recoveries reach 2,445

VOV.VN - An additional nine imported cases were confirmed positive for the SARS-CoV-2-virus, while the total recoveries hit 2,445 after 16 more patients were declared free from the virus, the Ministry of Health said on April 12.

Among the new cases, there are five imported cases from India, Ukraina, Moldova, Uzbekistan, and Germany, and the remaining four Vietnamese returnees. All of them were put into isolation upon entry to undergo treatment at local hospitals.

Following the latest discovery, the overall number of positive coronavirus cases rose to 2,705 nationwide, including 1,570 local infections and, 1,135 imported cases.

Meanwhile, more than 36,930 people are being quarantined for medical surveillance, while 50 cases have tested negative for the SARS-CoV-2 virus at least one. 

The ministry reported that a further 6,005 people were given COVID-19 vaccinations from April 5-11, boosting the total number of vaccinated people to 58,418.

Elsewhere, the northern province of Yen Bai has received 4,500 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 prevention and control from the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology. It is expected that the vaccination will be launched in early May.

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