Vietnam records no new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 14 morning hinh anh 1A health worker takes a sample for COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases in the past 12 hours as of 6 am on September 14, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The country has confirmed 1,063 coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infections so far.

Of the total, 691 are domestically-transmitted cases, including 551 linked with central Da Nang city where the latest coronavirus outbreak began on July 25.

As many as 918 patients have recovered while 35 died from complications related to the disease. Most of the fatalities were the elderly with serious underlying health conditions.

Among the patients under treatment, 16 have tested negative for the virus once, 17 others twice and 21 thrice. Currently, three patients are in critical conditions.

There are 33,605 people who had close contact with confirmed cases or came from pandemic-hit regions under quarantine at present, including 489 in hospitals, 16,224 in other quarantine sites and 16,892 at home or accommodation facilities./.