Vietnam registered 15 new community cases of coronavirus Friday evening, all in the virus epicenter of Hai Duong Province, according to Vietnam News.
Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Truong Son, also deputy of National Steering Committee for Covid-19 Prevention and Control, traveled to Hai Duong on Thursday and praised the province’s speedy response to the outbreak, noting that the situation remained complex and people should continue to be vigilant.
Since the third wave began on Jan. 27, there have been a further 770 infections nationwide.
In total the country has had 2,362 cases including 1,627 recoveries and 35 deaths.
The coronavirus has infected 110 million people worldwide, killing over 2.45 million.