Five more COVID-19 cases recorded on April 2, pushing total to 227 hinh anh 1Medical workers in protective gears at a mobile COVID-19 testing station (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) - The Health Ministry announced the detection of five new cases of COVID-19 as of 18:00 on April 2, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 227.

Patient numbered 223 was related to the cluster at Hanoi-based Bach Mai hospital, as she cared for a family member at the hospital since March 11.

Patient 224 was a Brazilian citizen who once lived together with patient 158.

Patients 225 and 226 returned from abroad.

Patient 227 was the son of patient 209.

Also on April 2, 12 COVID-19 patients were declared to have recovered, bringing the number of cured cases to 75./.