Vietnam goes through 72 days without COVID-19 local transmissions

Saturday, 2020-06-27 10:02:50
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A patient (second, left) given the all-clear at the Hanoi-based National Hospital for Tropical Diseases on June 26. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam has entered the 72nd day in a row without new COVID-19 infections among the community as of June 27 morning, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Among the total 353 cases in the country, 213 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

At present, 7,846 people having close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering from pandemic-hit areas are quarantined at hospitals, concentrated quarantine establishments, and at home.

As many as 330 out of 353 patients or 93.5% have recovered so far, while the remainders are being treated at medical facilities and in stable condition. Four tested negative for the coronavirus once and three at least twice.