Vietnam sees no fresh Covid-19 infections, six new recoveries
The Saigon Times
|Local residents are waiting for their turns to undergo Covid-19 testing in Hai Duong Province. No new Covid-19 cases were reported in Vietnam this evening, March 2 – PHOTO: VNA|
HCMC – No new Covid-19 cases were reported in Vietnam this evening, March 2, while six more coronavirus patients have fully recovered and were released from hospital on the day, said the Ministry of Health.
Up to now, the country’s tally stayed at 2,472, including 1,898 recoveries and 35 fatalities.
Of the total number of infections, 1,561 cases were locally infected, with 868 being recorded since January 27 in 13 provinces and cities across the country. Among them, ten localities have reported no new Covid-19 community cases for 17 days, such as HCMC, Hoa Binh, Dien Bien, Quang Ninh.
The capital city of Hanoi also had gone 14 days without reporting any fresh locally-transmitted cases.
Further, nearly 58,800 people linked to coronavirus patients or returning to Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are undergoing quarantine, according to data of the ministry’s national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.