The Ministry of Health recorded five Covid patients Monday afternoon, VN Express has reported. All five cases were imported and the patients have entered isolation in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The total number of cases nationwide has now hit 1,312.
On the same day nine people in Vietnam were announced as recovered from Covid-19, bringing the total to 1,151. The country has registered 35 deaths from the virus.
Of patients not fully revcovered, nine have tested negative for Covid just once, nine have tested negative for the second time, and 10 have tested negative a third time.
Vietnam has not confirmed any cases community cases for 81 days.