03.03.2021, 18:49

COVID-19: An additional 19 community cases detected on Feb. 3 afternoon

16 more COVID-19 cases in the province. 

Elsewhere. Quang Ninh, another coronavirus hotspot registered four cases, while Gia Lai province in the Central Highlands had one case.

The remaining one case is a Vietnamese citizens returning from Japan. The 25-year-old man tested positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus on February 2 while being quarantined, and was then transferred to a hospital in Quang Nam province in central Vietnam for treatment.

So far the SARS-CoV-2 virus has attacked 10 cities and provinces across the country since it recurred in Hai Duong and Quang Ninh a week ago.

More than 300 community cases have been since confirmed, mostly in Hai Duong and Quang Ninh. Ha Noi capital has also recorded more than 20 cases that are closely linked to the Hai Duong and Quang Ninh hotspots.

licensed AstraZeneca to supply its COVID-19 vaccine to Vietnam. Approximately 30 million doses are due to arrive in Vietnam in the first half of 2021.