Vietnam adds 56 cases to Covid domestic tally

By Le Nga   June 2, 2021 | 03:45 pm PT
Vietnam adds 56 cases to Covid domestic tally
A task force is seen at a makeshift barrier to put Bac Ninh Town of Bac Ninh Province under Covid-19 isolation, May 27, 2021. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy
The local case count of Vietnam's ongoing Covid-19 wave has risen to 4,781, with 56 patients confirmed Thursday morning in four northern localities.

Bac Giang Province recorded 32 cases linked to hotspots at its industrial parks. Its neighbor Bac Ninh Province registered 20 cases, including nine related to an industrial park in Khac Niem District and 11 linked to other clusters in Thuan Thanh and Que Vo District. District.

Lang Son Province reported three cases, with two related to two clusters at Quang Chau and Van Trung industrial parks of Bac Giang.

In Hai Duong Province, the new case is a 48-year-old woman who has been found with Covid-19 via community screening.

Vietnam was hit by a new Covid-19 wave more than five weeks ago and 4,781 infections have since then been recorded in 37 of its 63 cities and provinces.

Bac Giang and Bac Ninh now have the highest number of infections, at 2,565 and 927.

Ever since the pandemic broke out, the nation has registered 7,870 cases, including 3,085 recoveries and 49 deaths.

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