Vietnam reports 12 new COVID-19 cases, 1 more death

Vietnam reported 12 new cases of COVID-19 infection on Sunday, bringing its total confirmed cases to 962 along with one more death from the disease, according to the country’s Ministry of Health.

Among the newly confirmed cases, three have recently returned to Vietnam from abroad and were quarantined upon arrival while the rest were recorded in Vietnam’s Da Nang city and capital city Hanoi, said the ministry.

The new cases included those reportedly in contact with people confirmed to be infected with COVID-19, a patient and a patient’s caregiver at Da Nang Hospital in Da Nang city, where a number of COVID-19 cases have been reported, according to the ministry.

The ministry also confirmed that one more COVID-19 patient had died, bringing the death toll in the country to 24 as of Sunday, noting that the 82-year-old woman had underlying medical conditions.

As many as 456 patients have recovered from the disease while there are over 107,600 people being quarantined and monitored in the country as of Sunday, according to the health ministry.



Source: China – ASEAN Business Council