Two more COVID-19 cases confirmed on April 13 morning hinh anh 1A doctor takes care of a COVID-19 patient (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA)
– The National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control confirmed two new cases of VOCID-19 in the morning of April 13, bringing the total number to 262.

The latest two patients are both residents in Ha Loi village, Me Linh commune in Hanoi’s outlying Me Linh district, which is a new hot spot of COVID-19.

Hanoi’s Health Department said it had sent 15 quick-response teams to Me Linh to help the district isolate and stamp out the COVID-19 outbreak in Ha Loi.

The village, which has 11,077 residents, has been put under quarantine for 28 days.

Among the total confirmed COVID-19 cases in Vietnam, 144 (55 percent) have been cured, and 118 are receiving treatment in 14 hospitals./.

With the two newest cases reported early April 13, the number of cases in Hanoi rose to 110.