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Three more flights with COVID-19 cases announced

The Ministry of Public Health on March 19 afternoon announced three more flights that carried passengers who have then tested positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

They are Emirates Airlines’ flight EK392 from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City on March 15, Vietjet Air flight VJ642 from Ho Chi Minh City to the central city of Da Nang on March 12, and Turkish Airlines’ flight TK162 from Istanbul to HCM City on March 10.

The ministry has called on all passengers on these flights to immediately contact the disease control centres in cities and provinces to receive guidance on health monitoring.

Ticket agents for the flights are responsible for informing their passengers.

As of March 18 night, Vietnam recorded 76 infection cases, of which 16 have fully recovered./.