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No new COVID-19 infections reported

Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on October 3 evening, marking 31 consecutive days without infections in the  community.

The country has to date confirmed 1,096 COVID-19 cases, including 691 local infections and the remainders are imported cases, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Among the patients undergoing treatment, one has tested negative for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, two twice and four thrice.

So far, 1,020 patients have been successfully treated and there are now no patients in critical conditions.

The death toll from the disease remained at 35, most of them were elderly people with serious underlying conditions.

As many as 16,182 people who had close contacts with COVID-19 patients or entered Vietnam from pandemic-hit regions are being quarantined across the county, including 723 in hospitals, 10,796 in concentrated quarantine establishments and 4,663 at home./.