Hanoi confirms two COVID-19 cases

HANOI (Xinhua) – Vietnamese capital city of Hanoi confirmed two cases of COVID-19 infection on Saturday, including one retesting positive for the virus.

A new case is a Libyan diplomat working in Vietnam. He recently travelled to Turkey and then back to Vietnam on November 19 with his family. He was quarantined at home upon arrival, Vietnam News

Agency reported. This new case brings the tally in Vietnam to 1,366.

Meanwhile, another man tested positive on Thursday after recovering from COVID-19 and being discharged from hospital on Tuesday, said the news agency, adding that he is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases.

The country’s Ministry of Health announced on Saturday that Vietnam will conduct trials on the COVID-19 vaccine on humans starting from December 10.