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Vietnam registers 3 more Covid-19 cases

Since Jan. 28, Vietnam has had 470 cases of the coronavirus over 12 cities and provinces.



Chao Hanoi April 2020 1 7

Vietnam confirmed three more cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday morning, VN Express has reported.

The three cases were all in the northern province of Quang Ninh and discovered after mass testing at the cluster. The cases included a woman, 34, working at Poyun Electronics Company, as well as a married couple in their early sixties. The three are residents of Dong Trieu Town.

Poyun is the company where one of the first two patients that were the first in Vietnam’s third Covid outbreak was discovered, the other being an employee at Van Don International Airport in Quang Ninh.

Since Jan. 28, Vietnam has had 470 cases of the coronavirus over 12 cities and provinces, most of them reportedly the U.K. variant, which is 70% more transmissible and has a shorter incubation period.

Most of the cases, 321, have come from Hai Duong Province. Quang Ninh Province has had 53 cases, Ho Chi Minh City 31, Hanoi 26, Gia Lai Province 21, Binh Duong Province six, Bac Ninh Province four, Dien Bien Province with three, Hoa Binh Province with two, and Hai Phong, Bac Giang and Ha Giang Provinces having one each.

The country has registered 2,053 cases of the coronavirus so far including 543 active cases and 35 deaths.

Worldwide the virus had infected about 10 million people, killing 2.32 million.

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