COVID-19: 31 new cases recorded on May 13 afternoon

Thursday, 2021-05-13 21:44:27
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Health workers conduct COVID-19 testing for staff at Samsung Electronics Vietnam. (Photo: NDO/Thai Son)
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NDO/VNA – Thirty one COVID-19 cases, including 19 domestic infections, were recorded on May 13 evening, according to the Ministry of Health.

The new patients included 10 in Da Nang, four in Bac Ninh, three in Vinh Phuc and one each in Hanoi and Bac Giang, all in quarantine facilities or sealed off areas. The new cases brought the total number of local infections announced on May 13 to 73.

The national count rose to 3,710, with 2,253 domestic and 1,457 imported cases.

An additional 21 patients were given the all-clear, raising the total number of recoveries to 2,657. The death toll remains at 35.

Meanwhile, 77,648 people are being quarantined nationwide.

To stay safe from COVID-19, people are urged to strictly follow the MoH’s 5K health message: khau trang (facemask), khu khuan (disinfection), khoang cach (distance), khong tu tap (no gathering), and khai bao y te (health declaration).