Vietnam records no new COVID-19 infections in community for 52 days

Sunday, 2020-06-07 11:28:16
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Vietnam has gone 52 straight days without new COVID-19 infections in the community. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on the morning of June 7, marking 52 consecutive days without infections in the community, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Among the 329 confirmed cases in Vietnam to date, 189 are imported ones and were quarantined right after their arrival.

At present, a total of 9,088 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined, including 72 at hospitals, 7,150 at concentrated quarantine establishments and 1,866 at home.

As many as 307 out of the 329 patients, or 93.3%, have successfully recovered from the disease.

The remaining 22 patients are undergoing treatment at centrally-run and provincial hospitals across the country and are in stable health.

Of them, nine patients remained positive for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, 10 tested negative for the virus once and three tested negative at least twice.