|Distance is kept between sellers and buyers at a market in the northern province of Lai Châu to minimise chance of COVID-19 infection. — VNA/VNS Photo Quý Trung
HÀ NỘI — The number of COVID-19 cases in Việt Nam remained at 268 at 6pm on Monday, with 54 active cases, 214 recovered and zero deaths, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has announced.
Among 54 active cases, 14 tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 for the first time and another seven cases have tested negative for coronavirus twice.
Patient 188 – a 44-year-old woman working for Trường Sinh Company, which provides logistics services for Bạch Mai Hospital once again tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, the test was conducted at the National Tropical Diseases Hospital. She is now under quarantine at the hospital.
Earlier, a test by Hà Nội Diseases Control Centre on Sunday showed that she relapsed two days after her discharge from hospital.
By late afternoon on Monday, over 51,000 people in Việt Nam are being quarantined nationwide – at hospitals, quarantine camps, or in home isolation.
According to the Ministry of Health, by Monday afternoon, 2,419,724 COVID-19 cases were confirmed all over the world with 1,620,477 active cases, 633,448 recovered and 165,799 deaths. — VNS