Health ministry announces 29 new COVID-19 deaths from July 4 to 17

Update: July, 18/2021 - 18:13


An area in Thanh Nhàn Ward, Hai Bà Trưng District, Hà Nội, is locked down after two COVID-19 cases were detected. — VNS/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — The Treatment Subcommittee of the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on Sunday announced 29 more COVID-19 deaths.

These are patients who died between July 4 and 17, with details only just released.

Among the deaths, 20 were recorded in HCM City.

Two deaths were in Bình Dương Province; three in Long An Province; one in Bắc Giang Province; one in Đà Nẵng City; one in Hà Nội; and one in Đồng Tháp Province.

According to the Hà Nội Department of Health, on Sunday afternoon the city recored seven new cases of COVID-19, among which five are members of a family in Tân Mai Ward, Hoàng Mai District. 

These patients went for COVID-19 testing on July 17 at Bạch Mai Hospital and tested positive. No information about their epidemiology was recorded.

The sixth patient is a male returning to Hà Nội from HCM City on flight QH240, seat number 27F. He tested positive on July 17.

The seventh patient is a one-year-old boy in Hoàng Mai District who is the F1 of another patient. — VNS