COVID-19: 68 new infections raise tally to 10,048 hinh anh 1Residents of Ho Chi Minh City are tested for COVID-19
Collecting samples for COVID-19 testing for residents in Ho Chi Minh City (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The Ministry of Health (MoH) reported 68 new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours to 6am on June 12, raising the national count to 10,048.

Of the new cases, 29 were found in Bac Giang, 20 in Ho Chi Minh City, 10 in Tien Giang, eight in Bac Ninh, and one in Lang Son. Ha Tinh. As many as 64 cases were detected in quarantine or locked-down areas.

As of 6 am on June 12, the number of domestic infections was 8,418, with 6,848 recorded since the new wave hit the country on April 27.

Twenty-one provinces that were hit by the pandemic have gone through 14 days without new infections.

Since April 29, 4.26 million people have received COVID-19 testing.

Currently, 188,678 people having close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients are undertaking quarantine at concentrated quarantine sites and their residences.

Among the active patients, 368 have tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, 105 twice and 61 thrice.

So far, a total of 3,804 patients have been given the all-clear from the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, while the death toll was 57.

On June 11, an additional 31,071 people received COVID-19 vaccine shots. So far, nearly 1.44 million vaccine doses have been injected. The number of people getting two shots is 53,127./.