Vietnam confirms 34th case of Covid-19

(VOVWORLD) - The Health Ministry announced a new  Covid-19 case, Vietnam’s 34th, on Tuesday.

The patient, a 51-year-old Vietnamese woman, flew from Vietnam to New York, transiting Incheon in the Republic of Korea on February 22.

She took a flight from Washington back to Vietnam on February 29, with a stop-over in Qatar Airport, and entered Vietnam on March 2 at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City.

She was hospitalized in the south central province of Binh Thuan on Monday, and is now receiving treatment at the provincial hospital.

16 Covid-19 patients in Vietnam have been cured to date.