VN confirms nine new local COVID-19 cases
19:15 | 23/02/2021
VGP – Nine new community infection cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Tuesday, raising the national patient tally to 2,401.

The latest cases were recorded in Hai Duong (eight) and Quang Ninh (one), according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, led by Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam.

Among the cases in Hai Duong, three were linked to a COVID-19 cluster in Kim Lien Commune, Kim Thanh District.

All of them have been quarantined after being identified as F1 individuals. They are being treated at the No. 2 field hospital located at the Hai Duong Technical Medical University.

Meanwhile, Quang Ninh’s case is the F1 individual who had been in close contact with other COVID-19 patients.

Of the national patient tally, 1,717 have recovered and exited hospitals while 35 others have been reported dead.

By Ngoc Van

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