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Vietnam remains free of new COVID-19 cases on Sept. 21 morning

Without new cases of COVID-19 to report on September 21 morning, the number of infections in Vietnam stays unchanged, at 1,068.

Among all the cases, 691 are domestically transmitted cases, including 551 related to Da Nang since the new outbreak began in the central city on July 25, according to the national steering committee for COVID-19 prevention and control.

As many as 942 patients have recovered, but there have also been 35 deaths linked with the coronavirus disease, mostly elderly people with serious underlying health conditions.

Fourteen of the 126 patients still under treatment have tested negative for the virus SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 once, three others twice, and 22 thrice.

There are 24,626 people having close contact with confirmed cases or coming from pandemic-hit regions under quarantine at present, including 385 in hospitals, 15,294 in other concentrated quarantine sites, and 8,947 at home or accommodation facilities./.