Vietnam confirms 6 more COVID-19 infections

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam reported 6 new coronavirus cases on Monday, according to the Health Ministry. 

Of them, 5 are linked to the Da Nang outbreak and 1 is imported, raising Vietnam's active infections to 435. 

The national count is now kept at 847. Two more COVID-19 patients died Monday morning, bringing the country’s death toll to 13. The two fatalities were women residing in Da Nang city who had been suffering from end-stage kidney failure.

Since the onset of the new outbreak on July 23, Vietnam has recorded 389 domestic cases in 15 cities and provinces, all of whom are linked to Da Nang, a top tourist attraction and now the country's outbreak epicenter.