Nigerian national confirmed positive for COVID-19
19:09 | 16/01/2021

VGP – A Nigerian man was confirmed positive for COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the country's patient tally to 1,537.

He took flight QR976 from Qatar to the Noi Bai International Airport on January 14 and was quarantined in Thanh Hoa Province.

The patient is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ha Noi’s Dong Anh District.

Of the country patient tally, 1,380 have been cleared of the virus while fatalities remain at 35.

Meanwhile, 17,954 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined nationwide, with 135 at hospital, 16,466 at designated facilities and 1,353 at home or their accommodations./.

By Thuy Dung

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