No new COVID-19 cases reported in Vietnam on September 19 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) –
Vietnam confirmed no new COVID-19 cases on September 19 afternoon, keeping the national count at 1,068, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the total infections, 691 are locally transmitted, with 551 recorded as from July 25.

On the day, a patient in a COVID-19 hospital in Hoa Vang district, the central city of Da Nang, was given the all-clear, raising the total recoveries to 942. There have been 35 fatalities so far.

Among the active patients, 14 have tested negative for the coronavirus once, three twice and 22 three times.

Some 30,160 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients and came from pandemic-hit areas are under quarantine nationwide./.

VNA