by Vietnam Insider March 8, 2020
Vietnam’s Ministry of Health just announced nine new cases of the novel coronavirus on Sunday afternoon (March 08, 2020).
All nine new cases are foreigners, who were on the same flight from London to Hanoi with the 17th case, 26-year-old Nguyen Hong Nhung, who tested positive for the novel coronavirus Friday after traveling to the three European countries last month.
Foreign tourists are sent to quarantine in Ha Long Town of Quang Ninh Province on March 7, 2020 as they are found to board the same flight with a Covid-19 patient in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Chinh.