No new COVID-19 community infections over last 64 days
16:57 | 19/06/2020

VGP - Today marked the 64th day without any COVID-19 community infection in Viet Nam, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said Tuesday morning.

No new COVID-19 community infections over last 64 days

Of the 342 patients confirmed in Viet Nam so far, 202 are imported cases and put in quarantine upon their arrival.

As many as 325 patients, or 95 percent of all cases, have recovered from the virus.After leaving hospitals, they continued to undergo medical surveillance for an additional 14 days as well as more COVID-19 tests before returning to the community.

The current 17 active cases are under treatment at eight heath facilities nationwide, and most of them are in stable condition. Among them, four have tested negative for the virus at least twice.

At present, 6,176 people who had close contact with confirmed patients or returned from overseas are kept in quarantine, including 89 in hospitals, 5,734 in other quarantine facilities, and 353 at homes./.

By Vien Nhu

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