Viet Nam confirms 31 new COVID-19 cases
19:05 | 13/05/2021
VGP – The Ministry of Health confirmed 12 imported cases and 19 local infections on Thursday evening, taking the national patient tally to 3,710.

Number of daily new COVID-19 cases from May 1-13. Data source: The Ministry of Health

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All the imported cases are Vietnamese repatriated from the Philippines (nine), Hungary (one), Malaysia (one), and the Republic of Korea (one).

The domestic cases are residents of Da Nang (10), Bac Ninh (four), Vinh Phuc (three), Ha Noi (one), and Bac Giang (one).

Earlier the same day, the ministry had confirmed 56 COVID-19 cases, including 54 domestic cases.

The ministry said health workers have tested 30.6138 COVID-19 samples from April 27 when the fourth wave of local transmission began and detected 683 community infection cases in 26 cities and provinces.

The same day, 21 patients were discharged from hospitals, raising the total recoveries to 2,657./.

By Huong Giang

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