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Vietnam records 1 new COVID-19 case, 1,095 in total

01 Oct 2020, 21:59 GMT+10

HANOI, Oct. 1 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported a new case of COVID-19 infection on Thursday, bringing its total confirmed cases to 1,095 with 35 deaths from the disease so far, according to its Ministry of Health.

The new case is a 49-year-old Russian man who has recently entered Vietnam from Russia, said the ministry, noting that he was quarantined upon arrival.

As many as eight more patients have been given all-clear, raising the total cured cases in the country to 1,018 as of Thursday, said the ministry.

Meanwhile, nearly 15,500 people are being quarantined and monitored in the country, the ministry said.

Vietnam has gone through 29 straight days without any COVID-19 cases in the community, according to the ministry.

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