Additional 15 COVID-19 infections recorded in Hai Duong on February 19 hinh anh 1

Taking samples for COVID-19 testing

Among the new infections, 13 are F1 cases who had been already quarantined, one was detected in a locked-down area, and the other discovered through screening check-ups in a hospital.

On the day, 22 patients were given the all-clear from coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, bringing the total number of recoveries to 1,627. The number of fatalities remains at 35.

 

Among patients undergoing treatment, 69 have tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, 39 twice and 55 thrice.

Currently, a total of 139,446 people who had close contact with confirmed COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being under quarantine nationwide, including 604 in hospitals, 13,450 in state-designated establishments and 125,392 others at their residences./.VNA

First 204,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to be delivered in late February

First 204,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to be delivered in late February

The Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health has approved the import of the first 200,400 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine of the UK for emergency use.