"Patient 330," 28, is a resident in the central province of Ha Tinh and "Patient 331" lives in Ho Chi Minh City. They both work for the same company in the southern metropolis.
On March 13, the two traveled from HCMC to Mexico, where they were stuck because of Vietnam's shutting down of borders and suspending international flights to curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus. On June 4, they flew to Japan and returned to Vietnam on Vietnam Airlines' repatriation flight VN319, landing June 5 in Da Nang.
The flight carried 343 Vietnamese citizens in total.
The two women were sent to quarantine at a military facility in Quang Nam Province that neighbors Da Nang, and their samples were confirmed positive for the virus Saturday. They have been admitted to the Quang Nam General Hospital for treatment.
Vietnam now has 24 active cases after 307 patients have recovered.
Of the total cases recorded so far, 191 are overseas returnees, all of whom were quarantined on arrival.
Monday morning marked day 53 that Vietnam has gone without recording a new coronavirus infection caused by community transmission.
The Covid-19 pandemic has affected 213 countries and territories, with more than 405,000 deaths reported.
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Over 10,000 new high-end apartments were put onto the market in Ho Chi Minh City during the second quarter, an increase of 20 percent from Q1, but only 5,887 units were sold, down 45 percent compared to the same period last year.
The move comes on the heels of a government inspectors' report that highlighted malfeasance at the central bank between 2010 and 2015.
The government has issued a directive allowing people who have received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine to produce and deliver agricultural products.
The customer suffered fatal brain damage after the masseur hit him for not paying nearly four times the amount they had agreed on.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter urged China on Saturday to join a "principled security network" for Asia, saying that the United States would remain the world's most powerful military and the main guarantor of regional security for decades to come.
Vietnam's index of industry production (IIP) is set to rise 7.8 percent in May compared to the same month last year, spurred on by the manufacturing sector which has climbed 11.2 percent on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).
More than 350 women in the informal economy have received cash and training assistance worth $36,000 to overcome Covid-19 impacts.
Quang Nam Province, home to ancient town Hoi An in central Vietnam, ended social distancing on Friday morning after recording no new Covid-19 cases in nine days.
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