Vietnam goes 66 consecutive days without new COVID-19 community infections

Sunday, 2020-06-21 21:35:06
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Two COVID-19 patients announced as recovered on June 16, 2020. (Photo: National Hospital for Tropical Diseases)
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam has gone 66 consecutive days with no new COVID-19 cases in the community as of 6 pm on June 21, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

>>> No new COVID-19 cases recorded on June 21 morning

Of the 349 cases recorded in Vietnam so far, 209 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

Some 5,724 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients and came from pandemic-hit areas are under medical monitoring or quarantine at hospitals, medical stations and at home.

Up to 327 patients or 93.7% of the total cases have recovered, and there is no fatality.

Among the active patients, two have tested negative for the coronavirus once while four negative at least twice.