No new COVID-19 cases recorded in Vietnam on July 1

Wednesday, 2020-07-01 21:15:17
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded no new cases of COVID-19 as of 6 pm on July 1, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The country has gone through 76 consecutive days without new COVID-19 infections in the community.

Among the total 355 confirmed cases, 215 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

The committee’s treatment sub-committee reported that today a male patient treated at the Ho Chi Minh City Hospital for Tropical Diseases was announced as recovered. The 24-years-old Vietnamese nationality is known as Patient 355.

To date, 336 patients or 94.6% of the total have given all-clear and there is no death.

At present, 19 patients are being treated at health facilities nationwide and most are in stable condition. Four tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once and four tested negative at least twice.

As many as 12,960 people having close contact with patients or entering from pandemic-hit areas are quarantined at hospitals, concentrated quarantine facilities, and homes.