The Ministry of Health confirmed 18 new Covid-19 patients Thursday morning in the northern provinces of Quang Ninh and Hai Duong.
The nation’s tally is now 2,109, in which 1,480 have recovered and the death toll is 35.
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Vietnam records 18 new Covid-19 cases in community Thursday morning.
Three patients, a 4-year-old boy, a 23-year-old woman and a 26-year-old man, are from Quang Ninh’s Dong Trieu Town.
Fifteen other patients are in Hai Duong, who have been quarantined since last week. Their test results came back positive with coronavirus on Wednesday.
Ever since the fresh wave of Covid-19 emerged on January 28, 522 community transmission has been recorded in 13 localities. Hai Duong is the hotspot with 356 cases, followed by Quang Ninh (57), Ho Chi Minh City (34), Hanoi (28), Gia Lai (26), Binh Duong (six), Bac Ninh (four), Dien Bien (three), Hoa Binh, Hung Yen, Bac Giang (two each) and Hai Phong and Ha Giang (one each).
The nation’s tally is now 2,109, in which 1,480 have recovered and the death toll is 35. The active patients are in stable conditions, as 33 have tested negative at least once.
Over 114,000 people are in quarantine, 19,000 in centralized facilities, over 700 in hospitals and the rest at home or other designated accommodations.
Globally, Covid-19 has infected over 108 million people claimed more than 2.3 million lives.
By Le Nga @ VNExpress.
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