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Additional 19 local COVID-19 infections recorded

Twenty-two new cases of COVID-19, including 19 local infections and three imported, were recorded in Vietnam in the last six hours to 12:00 on May 12, according to the Ministry of Health.

The imported cases were quarantined upon their arrival in the south central coastal province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau.

All of the locally infected patients are found in quarantined sites or sealed-off areas, and there are no new hotbeds.

The COVID-19 tally in Vietnam stood at 3,593 as of 12:00 on May 12.

So far, up to 2,618 patients have recovered. Among those still under treatment, 25 have tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, 17 others twice, and 25 thrice, said the ministry’s Department of Medical Service Administration.

There are 67,877 people under quarantine nationwide at present./