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HCM City tracks UK passenger on Flight VN0054

The Ho Chi Minh City Centre for Disease Control and Prevention announced on March 11 that it is tracking a passenger from the UK on Flight VN0054 who had close contact with the 17th COVID-19 patient in Vietnam.

Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Groman Manthew James Knight, 32, arrived at Noi Bai International Airport on March 2.

Later, he stayed at An Ha hotel, Son Phong ward, Hoi An city in the central province of Quang Nam, on March 5.

On March 7, he left Hoi An for Ho Chi Minh City.

The man is now in Vietnam but his residence remains unknown.

The centre called on medical centres of districts and wards to track the passenger for quarantine in line with regulation.

As of March 11, Vietnam recorded a total of 38 infection cases./.