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Two more COVID-19 cases recorded in Vietnam, total rises to 257

On April 10 evening, two more cases of COVID-19 were reported in Vietnam, raising the total in the country to 257, according to the Ministry of Health.

The 256th patient is a 52-year-old man residing in Van Lam district, northern Hung Yen province. On March 27, he returned home from Russia on Flight SU290 and was quarantined upon his arrival.

Meanwhile, the 257th is a 15-year-old student from Hanoi's Me Linh suburban district. She just stayed at home. On March 20, Patient 243 visited her father and talked for a while. On April 8, the new patient showed some symptoms like fever and runny nose. One day later, her sample was taken and the result on April 10 turned out to be positive to the SARS-CoV-2. Her father tested negative to the virus.

On April 10, 16 patients were declared fully recovered.