Eight new COVID-19 cases take national tally to 2,420
18:31 | 25/02/2021
VGP – Viet Nam confirmed eight new COVID-19 cases on February 25, raising the national patient tally to 2,420.

The latest cases comprise seven local infections in Hai Duong and one imported case in Tay Ninh Province.

Of the national patient tally, 1,804 have recovered and exited hospitals while 35 others have been reported dead.

As of 6:30 pm on Thursday, the country has recorded 827 COVID-19 patients since January 27 when the 3rd wave of local transmissions broke out.

Up to 83% of these patients were asymptomatic while 14% experienced mild symptoms, according to Dr. Luong Ngoc Khue, Director-General of the Ministry of Health’s Department of Medical Examination and Treatment.

The findings prompted the ministry to adjust instructions on quarantine and detection at medical facilities, Khue said./.

By Huong Giang

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