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Vietnam logs one new COVID-19 infection in Bac Giang

Vietnam documented one locally-transmitted COVID-19 case in the northern province of Bac Giang in the past 12 hours as of 6 am on February 10, taking the national tally from the latest outbreak to 484 cases, according to the National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control.

Patient 2,070, a 20-year-old man, had close contact with Patient 1,820. He was put under quarantine from February 1, and is receiving treatment at the National Hospital for Tropical Diseases No. 2 in Dong Anh district, Hanoi.

The country has registered 2,070 COVID-19 cases so far. Of the total, 1,177 were locally-transmitted cases.

According to the Treatment Sub-committee under National Steering Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control, 1,474 COVID-19 patients have recovered while 35 died from complications related to the disease. Among the patients still under treatment, 14 have tested negative for the virus once, 14 twice, and four thrice.

There are 99,854 people who had close contact with confirmed cases or came from the pandemic-hit regions under quarantine at present, including 809 at hospitals, 20,826 at other quarantine sites, and 78,219 at home./