Vietnam logs 355 more COVID-19 infections hinh anh 1Medical workers from other localities help Ho Chi Minh City fight COVID-19 (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam documented 355 new COVID-19 cases over the past six hours to 12:00pm on July 8, including 347 cases detected in quarantine facilities or sealed-off areas, according to the Health Ministry.

Among the new infections, 200 were found in Ho Chi Minh City – the country’s current largest outbreak, 91 in Dong Thap, 13 in Phu Yen, 11 in An Giang, 10 in Quang Ngai, seven in Ca Mau, four in Bac Ninh, three each in Khanh Hoa, Lam Dong, Gia Lai and Bac Giang, two each in Bac Lieu and Tra Vinh, and one each in Nghe An, Binh Dinh and Hanoi.

Vietnam has to date reported 21,849 domestically-transmitted cases and 1,891 imported ones. Of the total, 20,279 have been documented since April 27 when the fourth wave of the pandemic broke out in the country.

The ministry’s Medical Examination and Treatment Department said 8,557 patients have been given the all-clear, and the national COVID-19 death toll has reached 105.

Among active patients still undergoing treatment, 331 have tested negative to the coronavirus once, 179 twice, and 83 thrice./.