Vietnam records 1 more death, 6 new COVID-19 cases

(VOVWORLD) - Vietnam has reported one more COVID-19-related death and 6 new cases, including a six-year-old boy, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.
Vietnam records 1 more  death, 6 new COVID-19 cases - ảnh 1Ngo Quyen street, Hai Duong city is disinfected (Photo: VNA)

The  Committee said on Friday morning that the 3 cases in Hai Duong province all had had contact with patient 867. Authorities will enforce strict social distancing measures in Hai Duong city for 15 days, starting Friday. The 3 patients in Quang Nam province are all relatives of patient 722.

The latest fatality, the 21st death related to coronavirus in Vietnam, was a 61-year-old woman in Hoa Vang district, Da Nang city, who had a number of underlying medical conditions including type-2 diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

911 people in Vietnam have tested positive for coronavirus since the first case was detected back in January.

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