Hanoi (VNA) – Two more new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed over the last 12 hours, from 6:00pm on February 23 to 6:00am on February 24, taking the national count to 2,403.
The new cases are in the northern province of Hai Duong , the country’s current largest hotspot. Both are close contacts (F1) of COVID-19 patients linked to the outbreak in POYUN Electronics Co., Ltd. in Chi Linh city who have been quarantined in centralised centres.
They are being treated at the COVID-19 Hospital No.1 in Chi Linh.
There have been 1,504 community infections so far, of which 811 have been reported in the COVID-19 resurgence since January 27.
Additional 43 COVID-19 patients have been given the all-clear, raising the total recoveries to 1,760. Death toll remains at 35.
Among patients still under treatment, 87 have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, 39 twice and 60 thrice.
A total of 88,583 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined across the country./.