|Lockdown was lifted on Tuesday at a hamlet in Ward 5 of Gò Vấp District, HCM City after 19 straight days without any community cases. Photo hcmcpv.org.vn|
HÀ NỘI — The Ministry of Health confirmed 398 new locally transmitted and four imported COVID-19 cases on Tuesday (June 15), bringing the total number to 11,212.
Tuesday also saw the second largest number of community transmissions reported in a single day since April 27, just behind May 25 when 444 cases were detected.
The imported cases include three in Tây Ninh Province and one in Quảng Nam Province. All were sent to quarantine upon arrival.
The other locally-transmitted cases include 235 in Bắc Giang, 90 in HCM City, 55 in Bắc Ninh, 12 in Bình Dương, three in Hà Tĩnh, two in Lạng Sơn and one in Hà Nội.
Of these, 204 cases were already in quarantine or locked down areas.
The cases in Lạng Sơn related to the clusters in the northern province of Bắc Giang.
Among the new cases in Bắc Ninh, the infection source of one has not been identified while the other cases relate to clusters at industrial parks and locked down areas.
In HCM City, the majority of new cases are connected to the church cluster in Gò Vấp District.
There are 23 cities and provinces nationwide that have now gone at least 14 days without any new infections, namely Yên Bái, Quảng Ngãi, Đồng Nai, Quảng Ninh, Quảng Nam, Quảng Trị, Thừa Thiên Huế, Nam Định, Hòa Bình, Tuyên Quang, Sơn La, Ninh Bình, Thanh Hóa, Thái Nguyên, Hưng Yên, Hải Phòng, Tây Ninh, Gia Lai, Bạc Liêu, Điện Biên, Đắk Lắk, Đồng Tháp and Trà Vinh.
Also on Tuesday, 303 patients were given the all-clear - the highest number of recoveries in a single day during the fourth wave, which brought the total recovery number to 4,543.
The death toll remains at 61.— VNS