Vietnam reports 24 new coronavirus cases, all imported; cases pass 300

A man and a child walk by a lake in Hanoi on May 2, 2020. PHOTO: AFP

HANOI (REUTERS) - Vietnam reported 24 new coronavirus infections on Friday (May 15), all of which were imported cases involving Vietnamese citizens returning from Russia who were placed under quarantine on arrival, the country's health ministry said.

The South-east Asian country has gone 29 days without a domestically transmitted infection and has registered a total of 312 cases, with no deaths, the ministry said.

Over 90 per cent of Vietnam's confirmed cases have recovered.

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