No new COVID-19 cases in community reported for 58 days hinh anh 1Citizens complete their two-week quarantine period in a concentrated facility (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Vietnam had no new COVID-19 cases to report on October 30, keeping the national tally at 1,177, announced the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

One patient was declared to have recovered on the day, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,063.

Of the country’s total infections, 691 were locally-transmitted cases, including 551 linked with central Da Nang city since the latest coronavirus outbreak hit the locality on July 25.

Among the patients still under treatment, six have tested negative for the virus once, four twice and seven thrice. No patient is in critical condition at present. 

There are 14,184 people who had close contact with confirmed cases or came from pandemic-hit regions are under quarantine at present, including 172 in hospitals, 12,673 in other quarantine sites, and 1,339 at home.

As the COVID-19 pandemic can return at any time, the Ministry of Health recommended people to wear face masks in crowded places, and wash hands with soap or hand sanitisers regularly.

To date, COVID-19 infections topped 45 million in the world, and the number of people who died from the coronavirus passed 1.18 million. The US is the worst-hit country, followed by India and Brazil./.