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Two new imported COVID-19 cases reported on December 13

A man returning from Japan and a woman from the Republic of Korea (RoK) were the latest new COVID-19 cases reported on December 13, bringing the national count to 1,397, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The two new imported cases were quarantined in the central city of Da Nang upon their arrival.

The 21-year-old man and the 19-year-old woman returned home on flight VN391 and flight VN43, Which landed at Da Nang airport on November 28, and December 1, respectively.

Both of them are being treated at the Lung Hospital in Da Nang city.

On the same day, three more people were also announced to have recovered, lifting to the number of recovered cases to 1,241.  The fatalities remain at 35.

Among those still under treatment, three have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, six twice and 10 thrice.