HANOI, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam's Ministry of Health on Wednesday confirmed a new case of novel coronavirus infection in its central city of Da Nang, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 35.
The latest case is a 29-year-old Vietnamese female working at an electronic mall in Da Nang. She was reportedly in contact with two British people, both were later confirmed to have contracted the virus, at the mall on March 4.
The new case has brought the total confirmed infections in Da Nang to three.
Vietnam has so far confirmed 35 cases of infection, 16 of which have been discharged from hospital. The country has reported 19 new infections since March 6, among which 11 are foreign tourists.
A total of 12 provinces and cities in Vietnam have recorded novel coronavirus infections, including the capital city of Hanoi and the southern Ho Chi Minh City. The country has had 113 suspected cases with nearly 25,000 under quarantine as of Wednesday, according to its health ministry.