Largest number of COVID-19 community infections recorded in single day
09:28 | 31/07/2020

VGP – Viet Nam has confirmed 45 new COVID-19 community transmissions in the central city of Da Nang, raising the total tally of infections to 509, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announced on July 31 morning.

Viet Nam confirms 45 new COVID-19 community transmissions in the central city of Da Nang, raising the total tally of infections to 509, the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control announces on July 31 morning.

The 45 new cases, aged between 27-87, include 33 patients related to Da Nang Hospital, four from Da Nang Lung Hospital, two from Da Nang Oncology Hospital, four from a hotel where Da Nang Hospital’s hemodialysis patients are quarantined in Son Tra district, and two at Cam Le health clinic.

There have been 93 community infections since July 25, and the latest figure is the largest amount recorded in a single day since the first case was recorded in January.

Among 509 COVID-19 infection cases, 276 imported cases have been quarantined upon their arrival.

More than 53,760 people are currently quarantined at health centers or at home.

According to the steering committee’s Treatment Sub-committee, 369 cases, or 72.5%, have recovered fully, and no fatalities have been recorded so far.

By Hoang Ha

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