07.06.2021, 08:47

New Covid-19 infections in Bac Giang remain high

New Covid-19 infections in Bac Giang remain high

An area is under lockdown. The Ministry of Health this morning, June 7 reported 44 new domestic Covid-19 cases - PHOTO: VNA

HCMC - The number of domestic Covid-19 cases in Vietnam rose by 44 this morning, June 7, with Bac Giang reporting the most, taking the country’s tally to 8,791, according to the Ministry of Health.

Among the new locally-infected cases, which were detected at quarantine facilities or in areas under lockdown, Bac Giang Province had 24 cases, raising its total number of infections to 3,113 in the fourth wave of Covid-19, while HCMC confirmed 12, Bac Ninh Province reported six and Ha Nam saw two.

Since April 27 when the fourth wave began, the country has reported 5,665 domestic Covid-19 cases in 39 provinces and cities. On June 6, as many as 5,244 people were vaccinated against Covid-19 in six provinces and cities.

In another development, after reporting seven locally-infected cases in Ha Tinh City and Thanh Ha District, Ha Tinh Province on June 6 issued an order suspending events, meetings and conferences which attract many people, for immediate effect until further notice to prevent the Covid-19 spread.

Besides, the province also suspended religious events and wedding parties, while asking residents to reduce the number of guests at funerals and strictly follow Covid-19 safety measures, including masking, disinfection, social distancing and health declaration.