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Two more flights with COVID-19 cases announced

The Ministry of Health announced on March 20 night that it has identified two more flights with passengers carrying the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2.

They are All Nippon Airways flight NH831 from Tokyo to Ho Chi Minh City on March 17, and Emirates flight EK392 from Dubai to Ho Chi Minh City on March 16.

The ministry called on all passengers on the flights to contact disease control centres of cities and provinces for guidance on health monitoring.

Airline ticket agents are responsible for notifying the passengers who bought tickets for those flights.

Vietnam recorded 91 COVID-19 cases as of March 20 night, of which 17 have been cured and discharged from hospital./.