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COVID-19: 50 new local infections recorded in 12 hours

 Vietnam reported 50 new local infections of COVID-19 in the past 12 hours to 6am on June 27, according to the Ministry of Health.

Among the newly-detected cases, 40 were in Ho Chi Minh City, seven in Long An, and three in Bac Giang. Forty-thee were recorded in quarantine sites or sealed off areas.

The new cases brought the national tally to 15,325, with 1,760 imported and 13,565 locally transmitted ones.

The ministry said 6,137 patients have been given the all-clear so far. The death toll was 74.

Among the patients being under treatment, 370 have tested negative once for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that causes the disease, 125 twice, and 152 thrice.

As of 4pm on June 26, nearly 3.3 million vaccine doses had been injected. The number of people getting two shots was 155,488.

Fourteen localities have gone 14 days without new infections and 12 localities have recorded no new secondary infections./