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The embassy said the number of coronavirus cases within the Vietnamese community in Russia, especially in Moscow, has increased considerably since the first case was confirmed in late March.
Embassy statistics showed as of April 15 about 100 Vietnamese nationals had been hospitalized in Russia for treatment of common pneumonia and pneumonia caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
At least 80 people of the total said they had tested positive for the deadly virus. Many of them who were in stable health condition, were recommended by doctors to treat themselves at home.
The increasing number of infection cases in Russian as well as the Vietnamese community has made many people not feel at ease. The Vietnamese embassy had exchanges with relevant Russian agencies on measures to provide timely, necessary assistance to Vietnamese citizens in disease diagnosis and treatment.
To date Russia has recorded nearly 25,000 infection cases, including 198 fatalities./.
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