Vietnam records 126 domestic COVID-19 cases on June 24 morning hinh anh 1Collecting samples for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam logged 127 new COVID-19 cases, including 126 domestic ones, from 6am to noon on June 24, according to the Ministry of Health.

As many as 119 cases were found in quarantine facilities and sealed off areas.

As of June 24 noon, Vietnam had seen 1,726 imported and 12,390 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases. The number of local infections since the fourth wave of outbreaks hit the country on April 27 surmounted to 10,820, including 2,910 recoveries.

Sixteen localities have not seen new infections in the community for two weeks.

Of those who are still under treatment at medical facilities, 341 have tested negative for the coronavirus once, 143 twice and 130 thrice.

Two new fatalities raised the country’s death toll to 72 on June 24, according to the subcommittee for treatment of the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The deceased, both male 82 and 88 years old, were of Bac Giang province with severe underlying medical conditions.

In the context of complicated developments, the ministry called on citizens to follow the 5K message, including khau trang (facemask), khu khuan (disinfection), khoang cach (distance), khong tu tap (no gathering), and khai bao y te (health declaration), to help contain the outbreaks./.