Covid-19 hotspot Hai Duong records six more cases

By Le Nga   February 27, 2021 | 03:57 am PT
Covid-19 hotspot Hai Duong records six more cases
Medical workers take samples for Covid-19 testing in Chi Linh Town, Hai Duong Province, January 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Hong Thai.
Vietnam confirmed six more Covid-19 cases in northern Hai Duong Province Saturday night, putting the tally of nation's active cases at 549.

The patients, numbered 2427-2432, have been in close contact with existing coronavirus cases. All have already been put into centralized quarantine zones before being confirmed infected with the novel coronavirus.

They are being treated at local field hospitals.

Also on Saturday, five Covid-19 patients were announced recovered from the disease. Among the 549 active cases, 182 have tested negative for the coronavirus at least once.

Hai Duong remains the biggest Covid-19 hotspot amid a new wave of infection sweeping through 13 cities and provinces, with 653 local cases confirmed. Nationwide, 837 local cases have been recorded over the past 30 days.

Vietnam has recorded 2,432 Covid-19 cases so far, with 35 deaths.

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