No new COVID-19 cases, three recoveries recorded on Sept. 30

Wednesday, 2020-09-30 21:27:36
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam recorded no new COVID-19 cases on September 30 evening, keeping the total number of infections at 1,094, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

>>> Vietnam goes four weeks with no new COVID-19 cases

The country has gone through 28 days with no new locally-transmitted infections.

Of the total cases, 691 were locally transmitted, including 551 linked to outbreaks in the central city of Da Nang since July 25.

The number of recoveries has reached 1,010, including three patients given the all-clear from the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on September 30, while no patients are under critical conditions.

Among those under treatment, three have tested negative for the virus once, three twice and 11 thrice.

The death toll remained at 35 with most of the fatalities being elderly people with serious underlying health conditions.

A total of 15,954 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit areas are under quarantine at present, including 272 in hospitals, 10,792 in state-designed quarantine establishments and 4,890 at home.