Vietnam confirms two more COVID-19 cases

Sunday, 2020-08-09 14:34:38
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NDO/VNA – Vietnam reported two more COVID-19 cases on August 9 morning, taking the national count to 812, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the new patients, one is in Hanoi and the other, in the northern province of Bac Giang.

Vietnam has to date reported 812 COVID-19 patients since the first case was detected in January. Of those, 317 are imported.

There are currently 178,695 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined nationwide, including 5,252 at hospitals, 27,798 at other concentrated quarantine facilities, and 145,645 at their homes.

As many as 395 or 48.6% of the total patients have made full recovery, and there have been 10 deaths.