No new COVID-19 infections recorded in Vietnam on May 28 evening hinh anh 1A poster calling for COVID-19 prevention and control placed at an intersection in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases over the last 12 hours, with total cases still standing at 327, including 187 imported ones, by 6pm on May 28.

The country has gone 42 consecutive days without community transmission, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

As many as 278 out of 327 patients or 85 percent of the total have recovered, and there has been no death so far.

The 49 remainders are being treated at nine national and provincial medial facilities, with eight testing negative once for SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the acute respiratory disease, and 17 negative at least twice.

A total of 8,869 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or returned from pandemic-hit areas are under health monitoring, of whom 49 were quarantined at hospitals, 7,008 at other concentrated facilities and 1,812 at home and place of residence./.