Vietnam records no new COVID-19 case on August 10 morning

Monday, 2020-08-10 09:56:47
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Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases between 6 pm on August 9 and 6 am on August 10.
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NDO/VNA - Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases between 6 pm on August 9 and 6 am on August 10, keeping the national count at 841, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the total cases, there are 317 imported ones who were quarantined right upon arrival.

Meanwhile, the number of patients related to the outbreak since July 25 in the central city of Da Nang, the current pandemic hotspot, has amounted to 384.

There are currently 182,267 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined nationwide, including 5,139 at hospitals, 28,408 at other concentrated quarantine facilities, and 148,720 at home or accommodation facilities.

As many as 395 patients have made full recovery. Among those under treatment, nine have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease once, and 37 others at least twice.

The country has so far recorded 11 deaths due to the novel coronavirus.

* Two more COVID-19 patients died early August 10, raising the country’s total death toll to 13, said Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son later the same day.

Both are women residing in the central city of Da Nang who had been suffering from end-stage chronic kidney failure.

One of the latest fatalities was Patient No.430 who also had history of heart failure, high blood pressure and sepsis. The cause of her death was diagnosed as COVID-19-related acute pneumonia, multi-organ dysfunction, septic shock on end-stage chronic kidney failure and heart failure.

The other was 47-year-old patient No.737, who had record of heart problems and hypertension. She died of heart problems, end-stage chronic kidney failure and COVID-19.