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Vietnam reports two new COVID-19 cases, tally now 812

Sunday, August 09, 2020, 10:21 GMT+7
Vietnam reports two new COVID-19 cases, tally now 812
Health workers conduct COVID-19 tests at the Centers for Disease Control in Da Nang City, Vietnam. Photo: Quynh Chung / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam documented two new cases of novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Sunday morning, raising the country’s total tally to 812.

Patient No. 811 is a 33-year-old woman in the northern province of Bac Giang.

She traveled to the central city of Da Nang, Vietnam’s epicenter at the moment, with five family members from July 21 to 24.

All of her five family members have already been diagnosed with COVID-19.

She tested positive for the novel coronavirus on August 8 and is being treated at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.

Patient No. 812, a 62-year-old Hanoi man, previously had direct contact with patient No. 447 on July 27.

He had such symptoms as fever, fatigue, and loss of appetite on August 3 and later tested positive for COVID-19.

He is receiving treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Hanoi.

Vietnam’s COVID-19 tally now stands at 812, of which 317 are imported cases.

The number of local infections traced to Da Nang has amounted to 355 since July 25, when the central city documented Vietnam's first community-based case after 99 days.

A total of 178,695 people in the country are being quarantined at local hospitals, isolation facilities, and at their home.


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