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Vietnam's COVID-19 cases increase to 328

30 May 2020, 22:59 GMT+10

HANOI, May 30 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam reported a new case of COVID-19 infection on Saturday, bringing its total confirmed cases to 328 with zero death so far, according to its Ministry of Health.

The latest case was a one-year-old Vietnamese boy recently returning to the country from Russia, said the ministry, noting that 33 other passengers on the same flight with the baby had been confirmed to have contracted the virus.

Meanwhile, 279 patients have totally recovered from the disease, according to the ministry.

Vietnam has recorded no local transmission for 44 straight days while there are nearly 7,900 people being quarantined and monitored in the country, according to the health ministry.

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