Vietnam records 80 new domestic COVID-19 cases on June 23 morning hinh anh 1A health worker collects swab sample for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported 80 new COVID-19 domestic cases in the six hours from 6am to 12pm on June 23, of them 70 were detected in quarantine sites and sealed off areas, according to the Ministry of Health.

Half of the new cases were detected in Ho Chi Minh City, 23 in Binh Duong, eight in Bac Giang, four in Hung Yen, two each in Lao Cai and Long An and one in Bac Kan.

As of June 23 noon, Vietnam had 1,717 imported and 12,145 domestic infections. As many as 10,575 local infections had been confirmed since the fourth wave of outbreaks hit the country on April 27, including 2,772 recoveries.

Of those who are still under treatment at medical facilities, 377 have tested negative for the coronavirus once, 132 twice and 141 thrice.

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

In the context of complicated developments, the MoH 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./.