Three new COVID-19 infections recorded on February 9 morning hinh anh 1Specimen for COVID-19 testing is being collected from a staff at Ho Chi Minh City's Tan Son Nhat Airport on February 7. (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam recorded three locally-transmitted COVID-19 infections in northern Quang Ninh province in the past 12 hours as of 6am on February 9, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The new cases brought the national count to 2,053, including 1,163 locally-transmitted infections.

According to the Treatment Sub-committee under the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, 1,472 COVID-19 patients have recovered.

Among the patients still under treatment, 16 have tested negative for the virus one, seven twice, and five thrice. Thirty-five died from complications related to the disease.

There are 89,782 people who had close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions are under quarantine at present, including 529 at hospitals, 19,789 at other quarantine sites and 69,374 at home.

In a bid to live safely with the pandemic, people should strictly follow the Ministry of Health’s 5K message: khau trang (facemask), khu khuan (disinfection), khoang cach (distance), khong tu tap (no gathering) and khai bao y te (health declaration)./.