No new COVID-19 case on September 10 afternoon hinh anh 1Three more patients were given the all-clear on September 10 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – With no new case of COVID-19 recorded over the past 12 hours, the total number remained at 1,059 as of 6pm on September 10, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

So far, Vietnam has 691 locally-transmitted cases, 551 of whom are related to Da Nang since the pandemic broke in the central city on July 25.

Three more patients were given the all-clear on September 10, raising the total number of recovered patients to 893.

Among patient receiving treatment in health care facilities, 19 have tested negative for SARS-Cov-2 once, 15 twice and 22 others thrice.

Four COVID-19 patients are on critical conditions with high risk of death.

The country has so far recorded 35 COVID-19 related deaths, the majority of the cases were the elderly with severe diseases such as end-stage chronic kidney failure, cancer, sepsis and diabetes.

 As many as 36,126 people nationwide who had close contact with patients or entered from pandemic-hit areas are under quarantine, 621 of them are in hospitals, 15,874 in other establishments and 19,631 at homes./.