Vietnam enters day eight without new Covid-19 case

By Le Nga   April 23, 2020 | 03:35 pm PT
Vietnam enters day eight without new Covid-19 case
Medical workers take samples for Covid-19 tests from traders at Long Bien Market in Hanoi, April 18, 2020. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy.
Vietnam has kept its Covid-19 infection tally unchanged for eight straight days, with the Health Ministry reporting no fresh case Friday morning.

Of the national count of 268, 44 patients are under treatment and the remaining 224 have been discharged from hospitals, including one in HCMC on Thursday.

Among the active patients, 15 have tested negative once or twice.

Nearly 69,000 people are still quarantined in Vietnam, including 352 in hospitals, 18,000 in centralized camps, and the rest at home.

The Covid-19 pandemic has spread to 210 countries and territories, with nearly 190,500 deaths reported so far.

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