A health worker sprays disinfectants to protect against the coronavirus on a beach in Hoi An
A health worker sprays disinfectants to protect against the coronavirus on a beach in Hoi An

Vietnam confirms 49th COVID-19 case

ANI | Updated: Mar 14, 2020 14:19 IST


Hanoi, March 14 (VNA/ANI): Vietnam's Health Ministry on Saturday confirmed the 49th case of coronavirus infection in the country.
The latest patient is a 71-year-old UK-based citizen who, together with his wife, was onboard flight VN0054 from London to Hanoi-based Noi Bai International Airport on March 2.
After entering Vietnam, the couple traveled to Hue city in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue. His wife tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 on March 8.
The man has also been quarantined from March 8 and is now being treated at the Hue Central Hospital.
The latest case brings the total cases of COVID-19 in Vietnam to 49, with 16 patients having completely cured. (VNA/ANI)

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