A medical worker takes samples for SARS-CoV-2 tests in Hạ Lôi Village, Mê Linh Commune, Mê Linh District in Hà Nội. — VNA/VNS Photo Minh Quyết
HÀ NỘI — No new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Sunday morning.
The total number of patients who have tested positive nationwide remains at 258, says the Ministry of Health's latest report.
At present, more than 72,500 people are under quarantine at different locations including hospitals, their homes and specialist centres.
So far 144 out of the 258 people with the virus have made a full recovery.
Yesterday just one case was recorded, a 47-year-old woman from Hạ Lôi Village, Mê Linh Commune, Mê Linh District in Hà Nội.
There are currently 114 patients undergoing treatment. Thirteen of them tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 virus for the first time and 12 of them were tested negative for the second time.
The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 prevention and control on Saturday sent an urgent letter to provincial and municipal departments of health urging them to properly prepare for testing.
A total of 110 laboratories across the country have been recognised as having the ability for the analyse test results. — VNS