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Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam

The total number of COVID-19 infections remains at 1,099, including 408 imported cases quarantined upon their arrival and 691 domestically infected ones.

All hotbeds in the country have been brought under control, the committee said.

As many as 1,023 patients have recovered while most of the 35 related deaths were elderly people with serious underlying health conditions.

Among those still under treatment, five have tested negative once for the SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19, eight others twice, and five thrice. No patients are in critical conditions at present, the treatment sub-committee noted.

There are 14,250 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions under quarantine now, including 276 in hospitals, 11,549 in other quarantine sites, and 2,425 at home or accommodation facilities.

MIL OSI Asia Pacific News