Vietnam goes through 45 days without community infections

Sunday, 2020-05-31 09:50:20
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Vietnamese citizens repatriated from the Republic of Korea arrive at a quarantine facility of Da Nang city's Military High Command on May 27 (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – No new COVID-19 case was recorded in Vietnam overnight, leaving the total at 328 as of 6am on May 31, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Vietnam has gone through 45 days in a row without community transmission.

Among the 328 cases confirmed so far, 188 were imported.

A total of 279 COVID-19 patients or 85% have fully recovered, while the remaining 49 are being treated at central and provincial health facilities in a stable condition. Of those, nine have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, and 17 negative at least twice.

As many as 7,870 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or returned from pandemic-hit areas are under health monitoring, of whom 69 were quarantined at hospitals, 6,870 at other concentrated facilities and 931 at home and place of residence.