Two Vietnamese citizens in Singapore positive for SARS-CoV-2

April 14, 2020 | 17:53
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The Vietnamese Embassy in Singapore announced that by the end of April 13, there were two Vietnamese citizens living in the country confirmed to get infected with the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.
two vietnamese citizens in singapore positive for sars cov 2
Ambulance parking outside a building in Singapore (Source: xinhua/VNA)

According to Singapore’s Ministry of Health, the latest Vietnamese patient is a 36-year-old man who tested positive for the virus on April 13 and is being treated at the Khoo Teck Puat General Hospital, while the remaining is a two-year-old girl who tested positive for the virus on April 6 and is receiving treatment at the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital.

Following the ministry’s request, the Vietnamese embassy provided it with contact phone numbers and addresses in case Vietnamese citizens need support. It has also contacted relevant agencies to know the patients’ situation to have prompt assistance.

By the end of April 13, Singapore recorded 2,918 infection cases, including 586 given the all-clear and nine fatalities.


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