Vietnam records no new COVID-19 cases in community for 23 days hinh anh 1Schools arrange quarantine rooms in line with regulations of the health sector (Source: VNA) 
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on May 9 morning, marking 23 straight days without any infections in the community, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The total number of COVID-19 cases remained at 288, including 148 imported ones who were quarantined righter after they entered Vietnam.

To date, 241 patients have been successfully cured, accounting for 84 percent of the total.

The remaining 47 patients have been treated at health establishments across the country. Of them, 10 were tested negative for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once and four others tested negative twice.

As many as 14,403 people who had close contact with COVID-19 patients or entering Vietnam from the pandemic-hit regions have been quarantined, including 175 at hospitals, 6,145 at other establishments and 8,083 at home./.