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Vietnam goes through 47 days without community COVID-19 infection

 Vietnam recorded no COVID-19 cases on June 2 morning, marking 47 days in a row without new infections in the community, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Among the total 328 patients, 188 were imported and quarantined right upon arrival.

The committee’s treatment subcommittee reported that 293 patients have been given the all-clear, making up 89 percent of the total infections. The remaining 35 are being treated at centrally- and provincially-run hospitals. All of them are in stable condition.

Seven patients tested negative for the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 once, and 10 others tested negative for the virus twice or more.

At present, 7,256 people having close contact with patients or entering from pandemic-hit areas are being quarantined, including 23 at hospitals, 6,301 at concentrated quarantine establishments and 932 at home and place of residence./