Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report, Saigon forces returnees from COVID-19 hotspots into quarantine

, Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report, Saigon forces returnees from COVID-19 hotspots into quarantine
  • Vietnam has no new COVID-19 infections to report on March 29
  • Returnees from COVID-19 hotspots must quarantine for 14 days in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh city.
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Vietnam has no new COVID-19 cases to report in the past 12 hours to 6am of March 29, keeping the national count at 2,591 of which 1,603 cases were domestic infections, said the Ministry of Health.

The Centre for Disease Control (HCDC) of Ho Chi Minh city said that returnees from localities with COVID-19 patients in Vietnam’s port city of Hai Phong City and Binh Duong Province must quarantine at home for 14 days, according to Vietnam News Agency.

Anyone returning from Le Hong Phong Street in Dang Giang Ward in Ngo Quyền District in Hải Phòng, and road D35 in the Vietnam – Singapore residential area in An Phu Ward in Thuan An City in Binh Duong will be supervised by HCDC and tested for the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

A total of 2,308 COVID-19 patients in Vietnam have been given the all clear by now, and the death toll remains at 35, reported Vietnam News Agency.

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Among those still under treatment, 30 have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, 38 twice and 57 thrice.

A total of 44,833 people are being quarantined nationwide, with 483 at hospitals, 18,412 at concentrated facilities and 25,938 at their accommodations.

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According to the National Expanded Immunization Program, an additional 862 people received COVID-19 vaccine shots on March 28, bringing the total number of vaccinated people to 45,140, according to Vietnam News Agency.

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