No new COVID-19 cases reported on August 28 morning, 12 in serious conditions

Friday, 2020-08-28 09:41:05
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A site collecting samples for COVID-19 testing in Da Nang. (Photo: NDO/Anh Dao)
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam’s total COVID-19 cases remained at 1,036 as of 6:00 on August 28 as no new infections were confirmed over the past 12 hours, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

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Of the total, 687 are locally transmitted, with 548 linked to the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang.

As many as 69,485 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or came from pandemic-hit areas are under quarantine nationwide.

The committee’s treatment sub-committee reported that 637 patients have been given the all-clear. The death toll has reached 30.

Among the active patients, 49 have tested negative for the coronavirus once, 47 twice and 31 three times.

The sub-committee said there are 12 patients who are in very serious conditions, nine of them very critical and three may die at any time.