Vietnam confirms 20 more COVID-19 cases

(VOVWORLD) -Vietnam confirmed 20 more coronavirus cases, including 19 locally transmitted infections on Wednesday afternoon, according to the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam confirms 20 more COVID-19 cases - ảnh 1Making health declarations in Gia Lai province, a locality viewed as a new hotspot in Vietnam. (Photo: VOV)

Fourteen cases were detected in Hai Duong, the country’s biggest coronavirus hotspot. Nine of them are workers living in Chi Linh City where the virus recurred a week ago.

Quang Ninh, another coronavirus hotspot, registered four cases, while Gia Lai province in the Central Highlands had one case.

The remaining one case is a person entering Vietnam from Japan. 

As of 6pm Wednesday, Vietnam had 1,911 cases of COVID-19, of which 1,461 patients had been cured. There were 35 deaths.