Five more COVID-19 patients given all-clear on July 21 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – No new case of COVID-19 was reported while five more patients were given the all-clear on July 21, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 control.

Vietnam has been free from community transmission of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 for 96 days in a row since 6am April 16.

A total of 365 out of the 396 COVID-19 patients confirmed so far in the country have recovered, and there has been no death.

Meanwhile, 11,088 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined across the country, including 111 in hospital, 9,949 at concentrated facilities and 1,028 at their accommodations./.