HCMC – Vietnam confirmed no new cases of Covid-19 this morning, September 5, leaving the country’s total coronavirus infections unchanged at 1,049 now, said the Health Ministry.
As of today, the number of confirmed locally-transmitted cases is 691, with 551 cases reported since July 25 when the second wave hit, according to the national steering committee for Covid-19 infection prevention and control.
The steering committee added that 10 Covid-19 patients are in critical condition and require oxygen therapy or ventilators.
Of the nation’s tally, 786 patients have made a full recovery while 35 others have died due to the novel coronavirus so far.
Further, more than 43,000 people who came into close contact with confirmed or suspected Covid-19 cases or entered the country from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined.