No new cases reported on Monday morning, 90 patients in Hai Duong and three in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have reportedly recovered.
Schools in at least 44 cities of Vietnam resumed from today, subject to some conditions as the situations at hotspots like Hanoi, HCMC and Quang Ninh have basically been put under control.
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A total of 21 new locally-transmitted COVID-19 cases were reported over the weekend, including 15 on Sunday.
All the cases reported over the weekend were in the northern province of Hai Duong province.
The six cases reported on Saturday were all previously quarantined at two field hospitals in the province.
Fourteen of the 15 cases on Sunday were first contacts of a previously reported case so were already in quarantine. The fifteenth case was detected in a previously locked down area in Nam Sach District, Vietnam News Agency reported.
The nation’s tally has gone up to 2,383 to date. On Sunday, 90 patients in Hai Duong and three in the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai have reportedly recovered, raising the number of recoveries to 1,720. The death toll remains at 35.
Most of the active cases are in stable conditions, in which 163 have tested negative for the virus at least once.
The total number of people in quarantine is over 123,000, of which 600 in hospital and the rest is either in quarantine centers or at home.
On Sunday, HCMC Health Department has requested hospitals and clinics to test all of their medical staff for Covid-19 before March 10, according to VNExpress.
Covid-19 has infected over 111 million people globally and took the lives of more than 2.4 million.
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