HCMC – The Ministry of Health has confirmed nine fresh community-transmitted Covid-19 cases, with eight in the Danang coronavirus hotspot and one in Hanoi City, and two more imported cases in Khanh Hoa Province.
Vietnam’s Covid-19 tally amounted to 962 as of tonight, August 16.
The latest Covid-19 patients in Danang City, aged between two months and 67 years, are a patient at Danang Hospital, a patient caregiver, a medical worker at Hoa Vang Field Hospital and those who had close contact with previously confirmed Covid-19 patients.
Another patient, a 30-year-old male resident of Hanoi City, visited Danang City from July 20 to 22. He tested positive for the virus on August 15.
The two imported cases, including a 24-year-old woman, who lives in Thanh Hoa Province, and a 66-year-old female resident of Hanoi City, returned to Vietnam from Japan through Cam Ranh International Airport on August 5.
The country also announced the recovery of nine Covid-19 patients today, including a 58-year-old man, who had got critically ill, and a medical worker.
Among the 962 confirmed Covid-19 cases, 456 patients have fully recovered while 24 others have died of the virus.