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Vietnam enters 33rd day without COVID-19 community infections

Vietnam has gone through 33 straight days without a single COVID-19 community infection as no new cases were reported on October 5 morning.

The national count stands still at 1,096, including 691 locally transmitted cases, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

A total of 1,020 patients were given the all-clear as of October 5 morning. The fatalities are unchanged at 35.

Among the active patients, one has tested negative for the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, two twice and four thrice. There are no patients in critical conditions.

Some 16,360 people who had close contacts with COVID-19 patients or came from pandemic-hit areas are under health monitoring nationwide./.