Coronavirus: Vietnam registers eight new imported cases
VietReader 18-10-2020, 21:00

Coronavirus: Vietnam registers eight new imported cases
Vietnamese citizens repatriated from Brunei pass a medical check-up and make medical declarations in one of the quarantine places in Soc Trang (South). Photo: VNA /CVN

These new cases of COVID-19 were quarantined in Quang Ninh, Tiên Giang and Khanh Hoa provinces after their arrival.
According to the National Steering Committee for the Prevention and Control of Covid-19 so far, the total number of contaminations has amounted to 1134 cases; 691 of them are transmitted locally.
Since July 25 there have been 551 new cases in 15 cities and provinces, of which 389 are in Da Nang, 96 in Quang Nam, 16 in Hai Duong, 11 in Hanoi, 8 in Ho Chi Minh City, 7 in Quang Tri, 6 in Bac Giang, 5 in Quang Ngai, 4 in Lang Son, 3 in Dak Lak, 2 in Dông Nai, 1 each in Thai Binh, Hà Nam, Thanh Hoa and Khanh Hoa.
The epidemic foci were controlled in the localities. Up to 1031 cases have been declared cured.
Among the patients undergoing treatment in medical facilities, seven tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, four twice and 12 more three times. The country has not recorded any cases in critical conditions. The number of deaths remained at 35.
A total of 13515 people who have been in contact with the new cases of contamination or returned from epidemic areas are quarantined, including 162 in hospitals, 12166 in concentrated quarantine establishments and 1187 at home.