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Vietnam confirms 32 new coronavirus cases

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Chao Hanoi April 2020 1 8

Vietnam registered 32 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday night, including 31 community cases, according to Vietnam News.

Of the community cases there were 17 in Hai Duong Province, five in Quang Ninh Province, four in Hanoi, two in Gia Lai Province in the Central Highlands, two in northern Bac Giang Province and one in Binh Duong Province in the south of the country. 

All the new cases were related to the initial outbreaks recorded in Chí Linh City of Hai Duong Province, and Van Don District of Quang Ninh.

The sole imported case was a South African who arrived in Vietnam on Jan. 17 via Tan Son Nhat International Airport in southern Ho Chi Minh City. The man tested for the virus on Jan. 30 and is being treated in hospital.

The country has now had 1,850 cases, including 1,460 cases and 35 deaths

Covid-19 has infected 103 million people worldwide, killing over 2.3 million. 

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