No new COVID-19 community infections for 25 days, recoveries reach 86 pct of all patients hinh anh 1A health worker monitors the body temperature of people entering the Hanoi-based Bach Mai Hospital via a thermal scanner on May 11 (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam did not record any new COVID-19 infections on May 11, which is also the 25th straight day without new cases in the community, while 86 percent of all patients have recovered from the disease, the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control said on May 11 evening.

Among the 288 confirmed cases so far, 148 are imported ones and were quarantined upon their arrival in the country, and the remaining 140 contracted the coronavirus in the community.

On the day, eight patients treated at the Hanoi-based National Hospital for Tropical Diseases No. 2 were given the all-clear, adding up to the 249 recoveries in the country.

Of the 39 remainders still under treatment, eight have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, once while 11 others negative at least twice.

There are 25,361 people kept in quarantine at present, including 373 at hospitals, 11,181 at other quarantine facilities, and the rest at home./.