Vietnam reports 9 new COVID-19 cases, 2,668 in total

Source: Xinhua| 2021-04-08 19:58:11|Editor: huaxia
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HANOI, April 8 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded nine new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, bringing its total tally to 2,668, according to the country's Ministry of Health.

The new cases were reported in two foreign experts and seven Vietnamese citizens who recently entered the country from abroad and were quarantined upon arrival, said the ministry.

As many as 2,429 patients have been given the all-clear, the ministry said, adding that nearly 37,000 people are currently being quarantined and monitored.

Around 55,200 people in 19 localities across the country had been vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of Wednesday, one month after the Southeast Asian country launched its mass inoculation campaign prioritizing frontline personnel in its fight against the pandemic. Enditem