No new COVID-19 cases reported on June 29

Monday, 2020-06-29 20:50:51
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More than 130 Vietnamese citizens return home from Malaysia and some African nations. (Photo: VNA)
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NDO/VNA - No new COVID-19 cases were confirmed on June 29 afternoon, marking 74 straight days that Vietnam has gone without community transmissions, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Among the total 355 infections, 215 were imported and quarantined upon arrival.

At present, 10,027 people having close contact with patients or arriving from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined at hospitals, concentrated quarantining facilities, and homes.

The committee’s treatment subcommittee reported that 335 patients, or 94.4% of the total cases, have given the all-clear and there is no death.

There remain 20 patients under treatment at hospitals. Of them, one has tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once and three others tested negative at least twice.