Vietnam enters 82nd straight day without new COVID-19 infections in community

Tuesday, 2020-07-07 10:19:23
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Vietnamese citizens finish their quarantine period. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam entered the 82nd consecutive day without any new COVID-19 case in the community as of 6 am on July 7, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

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The country has so far recorded a total of 369 infections, including 229 imported ones who were quarantined upon arrival.

Of the total, 341 patients, or 92.4%, have recovered fully, and no fatalities have been reported so far.

Among the 28 active patients, six tested negative at least once for the SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease.

Currently 13,047 people who had contact with COVID-19 patients and returned home from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined either at hospitals, concentrated establishments or at home.