At a COVID-19 quarantine centre in the northern province of Thai Nguyen (Photo: VNA)

The new case brought the national tally of COVID-19 to 1,514.

The new patient arrived at Tho Xuan airport in the central province of Thanh Hoa on January 8 and was immediately put into quarantine in the locality.

Among patients under treatment, nine have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, eight twice and eight thrice. The fatalities remain at 35.

A total of 17,634 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-affected regions are staying in quarantine nationwide./.

CPV (Source: VNA)