Aug 02, 2020 / 23:29

August 2: Vietnam records 34 new coronavirus infections

The Hanoitimes - Community transmission has been reported in 10 cities and provinces.

Vietnam confirmed 34 coronavirus infections on Sunday, raising the caseload to 620, with six deaths over the past four days.

 Over the last few days, Vietnam has confirmed dozens of new infections per day

As many as 16 new cases are from Danang, taking the tally in this beach city to 124 (including six recovered and four deaths) and turning the city into the hot spot of coronavirus outbreaks in Vietnam since July 25.

Besides, the novel coronavirus has been so far detected in 10 cities and provinces from the north to the south. 156 cases have been confirmed over the past three days.

On the same day, the country confirmed three deaths who are elderly with severe pre-existing diseases.

 Vietnam's local infections from July 25 to August 2. Source: Ministry of Health. Chart: Linh Pham

Since the first locally-transmitted case was confirmed on July 25, Vietnam has reported 204 people positive with SARS-CoV-2.

Affected localities nationwide have conducted massive testing.