Vietnam reports no new COVID-19 case for 28 consecutive days hinh anh 1COVID-19 testing (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) -  No new COVID-19 case was confirmed in Vietnam on May 14, marking 28 straight days without community transmission as of 6pm on May 14, according to the Ministry of Health.

The country’s tally remains at 288, including 148 imported cases who had been quarantined upon arrival, and 140 infected within the community.

As many as 260 patients have so far recovered from the disease, accounting for 90 percent of the total. The remainders are being treated or under health monitoring at medical facilities.

The British pilot, known as Patient No. 91 who is being treated at the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City, is still in critical condition.

Doctors from top hospitals in Vietnam, in a telemedicine conference on May 12, decided on a lung transplant for the patient.

Now 13,719 people are under health monitoring or quarantine in the country, of whom 334 stay at hospitals, 7,254 at other quarantine establishments and 6,141 at home and accommodations./.