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Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam

The country also entered the 40th day without community transmission of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 on October 13.

Among all cases, 691 are domestically infected, including 551 since July 25 when the latest outbreak began, and the rest are imported.

As many as 1,025 patients have recovered while the number of fatalities stands at 35.

Of those still under treatment, eight have tested negative for the virus once, two others twice, and 15 thrice. No patients are in critical condition at present, the treatment sub-committee noted.

There are 13,845 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit areas under quarantine at present, including 143 in hospitals, 12,451 in other concentrated quarantine sites, and 1,251 at home or accommodation facilities.

MIL OSI Asia Pacific News