Vietnam confirms 7 new COVID-19 patients, all from Da Nang

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam recorded 7 more new cases of COVID-19, all in the central city of Da Nang, on Tuesday, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

The new cases raised the country's total tally to 1,029.

Patients 1023 and 1024 are residents in an area under lockdown in Hoa Tien ward, Hoa Vang district.

The other 7 are family members of patient 1017.

COVID-19 patients were given the all-clear on Tuesday, bringing the number of recovered patients to 592. There have been 27 fatalities.