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Infection tally in Vietnam's new Covid wave rises to over 800

By Le Nga   May 14, 2021 | 03:56 pm PT
Infection tally in Vietnam's new Covid wave rises to over 800
Police isolate a residential area where Covid-19 patients live in Phuc Yen Town of northern Vinh Phuc Province, May 13, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Tra Huong.
Vietnam logged 20 new domestic Covid-19 cases Saturday morning, raising the infection tally in its fourth coronavirus wave to 808.

The new patients were recorded in northern provinces of Bac Giang, Lang Son, Vinh Phuc, Hanoi and in the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak, all related to previously confirmed patients and outbreaks.

Bac Giang registered 15 cases related to two industrial parks, Van Trung and Quang Chau in its Viet Yen District.

Lang Son reported two cases while Hanoi and Dak Lak recorded one each.

Since the new wave broke out on April 27, Vietnam has reported 808 new local cases of Covid-19 in 26 cities and provinces.

Of them, 198 are in Hanoi, with 110 in two hospitals under lockdown, 177 are in Bac Ninh Province, 122 in Bac Giang Province and 115 in Da Nang.

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