Six imported COVID-19 cases detected on December 11 hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) –
Six new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in the past 24 hours, all returning from abroad, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on December 11 evening.

Of the new patients, three are Vietnamese and the rest are a Belarusian expert and his relatives. They are now under quarantine Khanh Hoa province and Da Nang city in the central region, and Hanoi.

With the new cases, the national count of COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,391, of which 693 are locally transmitted.

Among the COVID-19 cases in Vietnam, 1,237 have recovered while the fatalities remain at 35.

As for those still under treatment, 10 have tested negative for SARS-CoV-2 once, nine twice and four thrice.

A total of 20,832  people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or arrived from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined nationwide, with 200 at hospitals, 16,743 at concentrated facilities, and 3,889 either at home or accommodations./.