Number of COVID-19 cases remains at 268 with no new cases on April 19 hinh anh 1Taking sample for testing in Hanoi (Photo: VNA) 

Hanoi,  (VNA) - No new case of COVID-19 was detected over the past 12 hours, so the number remained at 268 as of 6 pm on April 19, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

During the day, two COVID-19 patients were declared cured in the southern province of Bac Lieu.

However, a patient, case 188, was found to be positive again after being discharged from hospital on April 16.

The total number of recovered patients was now 202.

Of the 65 patients under treatment, 13 have tested negative once, and seven tested negative twice./.