Vietnam confirms five new COVID-19 cases

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam on Saturday morning recorded five more COVID-19 cases including including three local infections traced to the outbreak epicenter in the central city of Da Nang and two imported cases, said the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Of the three locally-transmitted cases, one is from Hanoi and the two other are people from the central province of Quang Ngai.

Vietnam has had 789 COVID-19 cases in total. 316 cases imported from other countries were quarantined upon arrival.

333 cases traced to Da Nang have been detected since local transmission re-emerged in Da Nang on the 25th last month.

Ten virus-related deaths have been documented in Vietnam while 395 COVID-19 patients have recovered.