Health Ministry confirms 92nd COVID-19 infection case
16:42 | 21/03/2020

VGP – The 92nd patient is a 21-year old male student returning to Viet Nam from France on March 13, the Ministry of Health confirmed on March 21.

The latest patient, native of Lam Dong Province, was a passenger on flight QR40 from Paris, France to Doha, Qatar on March 16 and flew from Doha to Ho Chi Minh City on March 17 on flight EK970.

He did not show any symptoms upon his arrival and was sent to a centralized quarantine facility at District 12 in Ho Chi Minh City.

On March 17, he got fever and cough and was taken to Cu Chi field hospital in the city on the following day.

Of the total infection cases confirmed in Viet Nam, 17 had been cleared of the virus and exited hospitals while all of the rest have been reported since March 6./.

By Thuy Dung

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