COVID-19: Additional 175 cases reported hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam recorded 175 new COVID-19 infections, including 172 domestically-transmitted and three imported cases, in the past six hours to 6pm on June 29, the Ministry of Health has announced.

Of the domestic cases, 43 were detected in Ho Chi Minh City, 24 in Binh Duong, 22 in Tien Giang, 21 in Dong Thap, 21 in Quang Ngai, 12 in Bac Giang, 12 in Nghe An, four each in Long An and Dong Nai, two each in Bac Ninh and Phu Yen, one each in Binh Thuan, Lang Son, Hung Yen, Ha Tinh and Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

To date, Vietnam has confirmed 14,624 domestic and 1,789 imported cases. The number of local infections since the fourth wave of COVID-19 outbreaks hit the country on April 27 amounted to 13,054, of whom 3,990 have recovered.

Among active patients undergoing treatment, 284 have tested negative to coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, 121 twice and 84 thrice.

On June 29, 245 patients were given the all-clear, bringing the number of recoveries to 6,764./.