|Nguyen Thi Huynh Mai, Chief of the Office of Ho Chi Minh City Health Department tells a press conference on Jan 14 that 12 Omicron patients were discharged from hospital. (Photo: nld.com.vn)
Chief of the Office of Ho Chi Minh City’s Health Department Nguyen Thi Huynh Mai said on Thursday that the 12 cases tested positive for COVID-19 when they entered Vietnam and were isolated for treatment at Field Hospital 12 in Thu Duc City. Two of them had mild runny noses and a cough while the other had no symptoms.
About 2,000 people, who have had close contact with the patients, were tested negative for COVID-19.
So far Vietnam has reported 32 imported cases of Omicron, who were immediately sent to quarantine when they entered the country.