No new COVID-19 cases recorded on Sept. 7 hinh anh 1The patients given the all-clear and discharged from the Hoa Vang field hospital in Da Nang city on September 7 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam had no new COVID-19 cases to report on the whole of September 7, with the national count remaining at 1,049, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control on September 7 morning.

The figure includes 691 cases infected domestically, of which 551 related to the outbreak in the central city of Da Nang since July 25.

Also on September 7, 38 patients were given the all-clear, bringing the total of this group to 853. Meanwhile, the country’s total deaths related to COVID-19 still stood at 35, most of them the elderly with serious underlying diseases.

Among the active patients, 14 have tested negative for the novel coronavirus once, 19 twice and 33 three times.

There are 39,975 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit areas under quarantine at present./.