Update: 10:51 | 04/02/2021
Vietnam logged 37 locally-transmitted Covid-19 infections in the northern province of Hai Duong province in the past 12 hours as of 6 am on February 4, according to the National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control.
All of the new cases are workers at an industrial park in Chi Linh City, the largest Covid-19 hotspot in the country. The infections were detected following mass testing of people related to the cluster.
Medical staff taking specimen for Covid-19 testing.
They tested positive for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 while in quarantine.
The country has registered 1,948 Covid-19 cases so far. Of the total, 1,059 were locally-transmitted cases.
According to the Treatment Sub-committee under National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, 1,461 Covid-19 patients have recovered. Among the patients still under treatment, three have tested negative for the virus once, seven twice, and two thrice. Thirty- five died from complications related to the disease.
There are 48,829 people who had close contact with confirmed cases or coming from the pandemic-hit regions under quarantine at present, including 378 at hospitals, 22,610 at other quarantine sites, and 25,841 at home.
Source: Nhan Dan Online